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Time Rise of the Robots Paperback – 2013
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We've got company! How smart machines will change our lives, their use in the military, in school, and at sea. From The Maschinenmensch, a.k.a. Maria in Metropolis in 1927, to cartoon Rosey on the Jetson's and Robot from Lost in Space in the 60's, we fell in love with R2-D2 and C-3PO from Star Wars in the 70's, we were intrigued by the memorable 80's characters of Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Optimus Prime and The Terminator, and our hearts warmed up to Wall-E in 2008. Now it seems that researchers in artificial intelligence are about to achieve what their decade-long quest has always been - and things are about to get real. . .