Synopses & Reviews
Fifteen original stories about our fear of and fascination with artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence has captured the imaginations of writers, readers, and scientists alike, from Karl Capek?s R.U.R. to Isaac Asimov?s Three Laws of Robotics, from Robby the Robot to The Terminator and The Bicentennial Man, and?of course?Arthur C. Clarke?s Hal 9000.
Now some of the most innovative thinkers in science fiction offer an intriguing variety of tales featuring the many forms of AI, from frightening to funny. These authors confront one of contemporary mankind?s deepest concerns?what do we do when the machines we created evolve beyond us?
Some of the most innovative thinkers in science fiction offer an intriguing variety of tales featuring the many forms of artificial intelligence (AI), from frightening to funny. This volume includes 15 tales from such authors as Stephen Baxter, Tony Ballantyne, and Ian Watson. Original.
About the Author
Peter Crowther is the recipient of numerous awards for his writing, his editing and, as publisher, for the hugely successful PS Publishing (now including the Stanza Press poetry subsidiary and PS Artbooks, a specialist imprint dedicated to the comics field). He can be found at petercrowther.com.