How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion
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... show more
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.
Publish date: November 1st 2005
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Science Fiction
, How To
I was expecting something slightly more funny and less serious, but How to Survive a Robot Uprising tackles the upcoming robot-apocalypse describing different types of robots that will bring our demise. It is easily portable and fits in a pocket, gives tips about escaping a smart house and if anythi...
At times remotely amusing, this book tends to be very dull. I was surprised to learn that this book was written before Wilson's novel Robopocalypse but I can see the genesis of that novel
After reading this, I realized that if the robots rebel, I'm screwed.How to Survive a Robot Uprising is a very amusing compendium of different types of robots and how you can fight them when the need arises. Among other things, tips include how to escape from smart houses and fight snake robots (for...
Who will try for a take over first, robots or zombies.
I was expecting something a kin to 'world war z' and 'the zombie survival guide' both of which were highly entertaining. This book however was not. Some nice artwork, a few quotes from 'terminator', and the occasional glimpse of potential hazards in a world full of robots, but not entertaining, not ...