From Publishers Weekly
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Harrison is an interesting author. He tackles many genres and writes as though he's channeling a different person each time he puts pen to paper. Read morePublished on March 12, 2013 by Thomas
This book seems to make a varying reaction. I'm not sure what to make of it. Curiously perhaps, Marvin Minksky likes to downgrade mathematics; this attitude seems to have rubbed... Read morePublished on June 1, 2012 by flashgordon
The people that panned this obviously are not my kind of people. Yes, it is no literary masterpiece. Read morePublished on May 5, 2011 by Samantha Atkins
I found this hardcover for a whopping $2 at a used book store; since I've always enjoyed the sci-fi of Harry Harrision, I thought I'd give it a read. I wasn't disappointed. Read morePublished on June 10, 2008 by GPC
Harrison's a pretty good SF writer and Minsky is a leader in AI, so this seemed a good bet. Not so. The writing is wooden, mechanical and impersonal. Read morePublished on April 21, 2007 by R
I own this book. If you open the cover and look inside it says "Christmas 1992. You better read this so I can borrow it. Read morePublished on January 29, 2005 by Linquel
I picked this one up at a second hand book shop -- Harry Harrison and Marvin Minsky? Wow, how could I go wrong! Read morePublished on January 21, 2000 by email@example.com
Though the books has some interesting ideas about AI, few of these ideas are truly new. There are a lot of tired examples of Machines throwing off the yoke of their human... Read morePublished on June 24, 1999 by Jason Hunter (firstname.lastname@example.org)