Author(s): Daniel H Wilson
An inspired and hilarious look at how humans can defeat the inevitable robot rebellion--as revealed by a robotics expert.
How do you spot a robot mimicking a human? How do you recognize and then deactivate a rebel servant robot? How do you escape a murderous "smart" house, or evade a swarm of marauding robotic flies? In this dryly hilarious survival guide, roboticist Daniel H. Wilson teaches worried humans the keys to quashing a robot mutiny.
From treating laser wounds to fooling face and speech recognition, besting robot logic to engaging in hand-to-pincer combat, "How to Survive a Robot Uprising" covers every possible doomsday scenario facing the newest endangered species: humans. And with its thorough overview of current robot prototypes--including giant walkers, insect, gecko, and snake robots--"How to Survive a Robot Uprising "is also a witty yet legitimate introduction to contemporary robotics. Full of cool illustrations, and referencing some of the most famous robots in pop-culture, "How to Survive a Robot Uprising "is a one-of-a-kind book that is sure to be a hit with all ages.