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Author Markowitz, Judith A., author.

Title Robots that kill : deadly machines and their precursors in myth, folklore, literature, popular culture and reality / Judith A. Markowitz.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]

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Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  303.48 MARKOWITZ    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  629.892 MARKOWITZ    Check Shelf
Description vii, 239 pages ; 26 cm
Summary "This book describes the technologies that enable real-world robots and drones to be effective killers, including an overview of how artificial intelligence and nanotechnology relate to the topic. It also examines social controversies swirling around the design and use of killer robots"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Revenge -- Greed -- Furor : Robots as job killers -- Criminals -- Enforcers -- Superheroes & supervillains -- Furor : Making robots moral -- Humanoids -- Non-humanoids -- Humans -- Furor : LAWS.
Subject Robots -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Robots -- Social aspects.
Robots -- Folklore.
Robots in literature.
Robots in literature. (OCoLC)fst01099078
Robots -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01099073
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Humanoider Roboter. (DE-588)7576811-2
K√ľnstlicher Mensch. (DE-588)4136044-8
Cyborg. (DE-588)4786457-6
Massenkultur. (DE-588)4125858-7
Volkskultur. (DE-588)4063849-2
ISBN 9781476668130 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
1476668132 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
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