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  • 2062

    The World that AI Made

    by Toby Walsh

    By 2062 we will have built machines as intelligent as us – so the leading artificial intelligence and robotics experts predict. But what will this future look like?In 2062, world-leading researcher Toby Walsh considers the impact AI will have on work, war, economics, politics, everyday life and even death. Will automation take away most jobs? Will robots become conscious and take over? Will we ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • It's Alive!

    Artificial Intelligence from the Logic Piano to Killer Robots

    by Toby Walsh

    There are few other human inventions that are likely to have as large an impact on our lives as machines that can think . . . The steam engine liberated our muscles; the computer is set to liberate our minds.The development of Artificial Intelligence is an adventure as bold and ambitious as any that humans have attempted. And the truth is that thinking machines are already an indispensable part of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Who's Afraid of AI?

    Fear and Promise in the Age of Thinking Machines

    by Thomas Ramge

    A penetrating guide to artificial intelligence: what it is, what it does, and how it will change our livesAt a breathtaking pace, artificial intelligence is getting better and faster at making complex decisions. AI can already identify malignant tumors on CT scans, give legal advice, out-bluff the best poker players in the world, and, with ever-increasing skill, drive our cars.In Who’s Afraid of ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Getting Started with Arduino

    by Massimo Banzi

    series Make: Projects
    This valuable little book offers a thorough introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform that's taking the design and hobbyist world by storm. Getting Started with Arduino gives you lots of ideas for Arduino projects and helps you get going on them right away. From getting organized to putting the final touches on your prototype, all the information you need is right in the ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Dangers to Humanity

    AI, U.S, China, Big Tech, Facial Recognition, Drones, Smart Phones, IoT, 5G, Robotics, Cybernetics, & Bio-Digital Social Programming.

    by The AI Organization and 1 more

    What are the inter-connections between AI, U.S, China, Big Tech and the worlds use of Facial Recognition, Bio-Metrics, Drones, Smart Phones, Smart Cities, IoT, VR, Mixed Reality, 5G, Robotics, Cybernetics, & Bio-Digital Social Programming? We will cover present, emerging and future threats of Artificial Intelligence with Big Tech, including technology that can be used for assassination or to ... Read more

    $15.33 AUD

  • Higher Intelligence

    How to Create a Functional Artificial Brain

    by Peter A J van der Made

    This book is about a new technology that surpasses the capabilities of computer technology. It examines how the human brain functions, not as a control centre, but as a learning, interacting machine that evolves intelligence as it learns. Humans are not born with complete knowledge. A baby makes random movements with its arms and legs. Each movement results in proprioception feedback to the brain. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Getting Started with Arduino

    The Open Source Electronics Prototyping Platform

    by Michael Shiloh and 1 more

    Arduino is the open source electronics prototyping platform that has taken the Maker Movement by storm. This thorough introduction, updated for the latest Arduino release, helps you start prototyping right away. From obtaining the required components to putting the final touches on your project, all the information you need is here!Getting started with Arduino is a snap. To use the introductory ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Artificial Intelligence Revolution

    How AI Will Change our Society, Economy, and Culture

    by Robin Li and 1 more

    The co-founder of Baidu explains how AI will transform human livelihood, from our economy and financial systems down to our daily lives.Written by Baidu cofounder Robin Li and prefaced by award-winning sci-fi writer Cixin Liu (author of The Three-Body Problem), Artificial Intelligence Revolution introduces Baidu’s teams of top scientists and management as pioneers of movement toward AI. The book ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Mockingbird

    From the author of The Queen’s Gambit – now a major Netflix drama

    by Walter Tevis

    series S.F. MASTERWORKS
    The future is a grim place in which the declining human population wanders drugged and lulled by electronic bliss. It's a world without art, reading and children, a world that people would rather burn themselves alive than endure.Even Spofforth, the most perfect machine ever created, cannot bear it and seeks only that which he cannot have - to cease to be. But there is hope for the future in the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A World Without Work

    Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

    by Daniel Susskind

    NOMINATED FOR THE FT & McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020'A path-breaking, thought-provoking and in-depth study of how new technology will transform the world of work' Gordon Brown'Compelling... Should be required reading for any presidential candidate' New York TimesNew technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. In the past, such fears have been ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

    by Simon Monk

    series Evil Genius
    TEAM ARDUINO UP WITH ANDROID FOR SOME MISCHIEVOUS FUN!Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets. Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book.This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • AI, Trump, China & The Weaponization of Robotics with 5G

    How China, Western AI and Robotics Corporations Pose the Greatest Threat to People via Bio-Digital Social Programming

    by Cyrus A. Parsa and 1 more

    series First Edition #1
    Is the World in Danger via China, AI, Robotics & Big Tech? This book will disclose our Micro-Botic Terrorism (MBT) brief submitted to Washington in the spring of 2019. It will expand by explaining the discovery of Bio-Digital Social Programming within the Human-Bio-Digital Network, IoT, Internet, Smart Phones, and the emerging treats of AI, Robotics, MBT, and Bio-Digital control of human beings ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Fourth Age

    Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity

    by Byron Reese

    “The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions. And it manages to do all this in a way that is both entertaining and engaging.” —The New York TimesAs we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Make: Electronics

    Learning Through Discovery

    by Charles Platt

    "This is teaching at its best!"--Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron (Booklocker.com)"A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It's very good at disarming the fear. And it's gorgeous. I'll be recommending this ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • The Lives of Ants

    by Laurent Keller and 1 more

    Humans have long been fascinated by ants. While not necessarily brightly coloured or beautiful, ants display some remarkable characteristics that are almost unique in the animal world. They live in intricately organized societies, made up of individuals that cooperate, communicate, and divide up daily tasks. They display amazing ingenuity when it comes to building nests and other structures, ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Final Jeopardy

    The Story of Watson, the Computer That Will Transform Our World

    by Stephen Baker

    The “charming and terrifying” story of IBM’s breakthrough in artificial intelligence, from the Business Week technology writer and author of The Numerati (Publishers Weekly, starred review).For centuries, people have dreamed of creating a machine that thinks like a human. Scientists have made progress: computers can now beat chess grandmasters and help prevent terrorist attacks. Yet we still await ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Generation Robot

    A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation

    by Terri Favro

    Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1

    Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors

    by Charles Platt

    Want to know how to use an electronic component? This first book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects—complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You’ll learn what each one does, how it works, why it’s useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, you’ll find fascinating details you’ve never come across ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Make a Mind-Controlled Arduino Robot

    Use Your Brain as a Remote

    by Tero Karvinen and 1 more

    Build a robot that responds to electrical activity in your brain—it’s easy and fun. If you’re familiar with Arduino and have basic mechanical building skills, this book will show you how to construct a robot that plays sounds, blinks lights, and reacts to signals from an affordable electroencephalography (EEG) headband. Concentrate and the robot will move. Focus more and it will go faster. Let ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 2

    LEDs, LCDs, Audio, Thyristors, Digital Logic, and Amplification

    by Charles Platt and 1 more

    Want to know how to use an electronic component? This second book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll learn what each one does, how it works, why it's useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, you'll find fascinating details you've never come across ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book

    181 Simple Machines and Clever Contraptions

    by Yoshihito Isogawa

    The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Idea Book explores dozens of creative ways to build amazing mechanisms with the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set. Each model includes a list of the required parts, minimal text, and colorful photographs from multiple angles so you can re-create it without the need for step-by-step instructions.You’ll learn to build cars with real suspension, steerable crawlers, ball-shooters, ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Make a Raspberry Pi-Controlled Robot

    Building a Rover with Python, Linux, Motors, and Sensors

    by Wolfram Donat

    Make a Raspberry-Pi Controlled Robot teaches you how to build a capable and upgradeable personal robot for around $100. You'll learn how to control servos, respond to sensor input, and know where your bot is using GPS. You'll also learn many ways to connect to your robot and send it instructions, from an SSH connection to sending text messages from your phone. ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Robotics: A Very Short Introduction

    by Alan Winfield

    series Very Short Introductions
    Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Robots are a well-established part of manufacturing and warehouse automation, assembling cars or washing machines, and, for example, moving goods to and from storage racks for Internet mail order. More recently robots have taken their first steps into homes and hospitals, and seen spectacular success in planetary exploration. Yet, despite these ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Make: Lego and Arduino Projects

    Projects for extending MINDSTORMS NXT with open-source electronics

    by John Baichtal and 2 more

    Make amazing robots and gadgets with two of today’s hottest DIY technologies. With this easy-to-follow guide, you’ll learn how to build devices with Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0, the Arduino prototyping platform, and some add-on components to bridge the two. Mindstorms alone lets you create incredible gadgets. Bring in Arduino for some jaw-dropping functionality—and open a whole new world of ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD