Robot Uprisings

Robot Uprisings

Book - 2014
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"As real robots creep into our lives, so does a sense of fear--we have all wondered what horrifying scenarios might unfold if our technology were to go awry. This anthology brings to life the half-formed questions and fears we all have about the machines we live with. With contributions by Alan Dean Foster, Charles Yu, Hugh Howey, Daniel H. Wilson, Corey Doctorow, Ian McDonald, Ernie Cline, Jeff Abbott, Robin Wasserman, and Anna North, Robot Uprisings contains meticulously described, exhilarating trips to futures in which humans can only survive by being more clever and tenacious than the rebellious machines they have unwittingly created"--
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014.
ISBN: 9780345803634
Branch Call Number: 808.30876 ROBOT
Characteristics: xviii, 476 pages ; 21 cm


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Oct 27, 2017

Very predictable stories. Some could be swapped with others in the collection as they were that similar. I made it to around page one hundred: Trite conversations, laughable lines, ultra-predictable plot development.

Jun 27, 2016

Usually short story collections are an uneven mix in quality and interest level. Not this one. Solid and original right to the end - and make sure you read the last few - this is a collection that gets better and better as you read on!

Aug 11, 2014

A good variety of robot stories all of which were pretty high quality. Most of the stories are really more about the impacts of artificial intelligence. The implications of that are even more massive than the robots themselves.

May 05, 2014

An excellent collection of stories about Robot, and computer, uprisings. If you cherish Futurama's Bender spouting "Death to all humans" or HAL asking Dave if there is a problem, you'll find more stories to entertain and thrill you.

Many of these stories make you wish that the author had written at novel length, always a sign of a good read.


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Aug 11, 2014

from Daniel H. Wilson's story at the end of chapter 7.. "What's the point?" asks Stitch. "You can't stop progress, right?"


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