Daniel H. Wilson, Ph.D, has a degree in Robotics from Carnegie-Mellon. He is the author of How to Survive a Robot Uprising. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
I remember when I was young we were promised so many things by the year 2000. I was realy looking forward to having a jet pack and or a flying car. Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by Gary R. Stribling
A really fun, easy read. Covers lots of topics. It is starting to be a bit outdated, but that's just proof that we can't keep up with technology.Published on December 18, 2012 by Alan Emerson
This isn't a traditional book, but more of a Reader's Digest style collection of 2-4 page overviews of different technological subjects. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by DanO
Five stars for the idea. But the actual book just isn't as funny and interesting as the idea behind the book. Read morePublished on September 18, 2009 by Mike Garrison
If you're of a certain age such that you remember the various magazines of the late 50's and the 60's that promised great things in the "future", then you'll find yourself saying... Read morePublished on July 7, 2009 by Logical Thinker
This book is ok, but not great. It covers about the same info you can gather when watching a history channel show on this sort of thing. I would be hesitant to admit I had a PhD. Read morePublished on January 25, 2009 by Matthew Philbin
This book deals with such ideas as hover cars, robot servants, and underwater hotels. And why some never got off the ground while others, while they exist, don't exist in the huge... Read morePublished on November 17, 2008 by Michael Valdivielso