Machines Like Me

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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 1473567793
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 18 reviews
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Machines Like Me

Machines Like Me
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 18 April 2019
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**Number One Sunday Times Bestseller** Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’s personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever – and soon a love triangle forms, which leads Charlie, Miranda and Adam to a profound moral dilemma. Can you design

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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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Nutshell
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 01 September 2016
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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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New Laws of Robotics
  • Author : Frank Pasquale
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 27 October 2020
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AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them—but only through wise regulation. Too many CEOs tell a simple story about the future of work: if a machine can do what you do, your job will be automated. They envision everyone from doctors to soldiers rendered superfluous by ever-more-powerful AI. They offer stark alternatives: make robots or be replaced by them. Another story is possible. In virtually

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  • Author : Paul Giles
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 11 February 2021
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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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  • Author : Stephen J. Hage
  • Publisher : Stephen Hage
  • Release : 01 September 2006
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What would happen if a private company developed a computer faster and more powerful than any computer that ever existed; one that could think orders of magnitude better and faster than all the humans whod ever lived? Would the government, DARPA and NSA be interested and concerned? Would they see it as a threat? Would its emergence foreshadow great opportunity, great peril or both? Who would stand to gain? Who would stand to lose? What would its existence mean for

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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release : 13 September 2022
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  • Author : Mike Berland
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 December 2015
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Are you ready to change your body for life? Do you want to step on a scale and feel happy? Do you want to look in the mirror and feel proud? Do you want looser-fitting clothes? Do you want more energy? Do you want to sleep solidly through the night? No games. No gimmicks. No shakes. No starvation. Just a straightforward and simple, doctor-approved approach to eating and exercise that throws out decades of bad science and will transform you

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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 March 2010
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Now a major BBC drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch ‘Only Ian McEwan could write about loss with such telling honesty’ Benedict Cumberbatch On a routine trip to the supermarket with his daughter one Saturday morning, Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children’s books, turns his back momentarily. When he looks around again, his child is gone. In a single moment, everything is changed. The kidnapping has a devastating effect on Stephen’s life and marriage. Memories and the present become

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  • Author : Peadar Kirby
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 December 2020
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Has politics reached breaking point? Rather than defending liberalism or abandoning it, how can a socially just and ecological alternative be built? Peadar Kirby investigates the causes of our current multifaceted global crisis by drawing on the work of Karl Polanyi. This book explores Polanyi's theory that social disruptions result from the attempt to run society according to the rules of the market. Drawing on these ideas, it outlines pathways towards an alternative future that overcome weaknesses in Marxism. Linking

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  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 September 2014
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