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  • Artificial Intelligence Revolution

    How AI Will Change our Society, Economy, and Culture

    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 $1.99 AUD

  • The Vestigial Heart

    A Novel of the Robot Age

    by Carme Torras ...
    A thirteen-year-old girl wakes up in a future where human emotions are extinct and people rely on personal-assistant robots to navigate daily life.Imagine a future in which many human emotions are extinct, and “emotional masseuses” try to help people recover those lost sensations. Individuals rely on personal-assistant robots to navigate daily life. Students are taught not to think but to employ ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • 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

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Dangers to Humanity

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

    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

    $14.64 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

    $10.99 AUD

  • Machines Behaving Badly

    The Morality of AI

    by Toby Walsh ...
    Artificial intelligence is an essential part of our lives – for better or worse. It can be used to influence what we buy, who gets shortlisted for a job and even how we vote. Without AI, medical technology wouldn’t have come so far, we’d still be getting lost on backroads in our GPS-free cars, and smartphones wouldn’t be so, well, smart. But as we continue to build more intelligent and autonomous ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • AI 2041

    Ten Visions for Our Future

    A WALL STREET JOURNAL, WASHINGTON POST, AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEARIn this ground-breaking blend of imaginative storytelling and scientific forecasting, a pioneering AI expert and a leading writer of speculative fiction join forces to answer an imperative question: How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years?AI will be the defining development of the twenty ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mockingbird

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

    by Walter Tevis ...
    Book 162 - 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

  • Higher Intelligence

    How to Create a Functional Artificial Brain

    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

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A World Without Work

    Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

    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

  • 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

    $29.99 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

    Book 1 - First Edition
    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

    $14.66 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

    $26.99 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

  • The Lives of Ants

    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

    $15.99 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

  • Make a Mind-Controlled Arduino Robot

    Use Your Brain as a Remote

    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

    $6.99 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Possible Minds

    Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

    Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human."Artificial intelligence is today's story--the story behind all other stories. It is the Second ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Arduino Programming in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

    by Richard Blum ...
    series Sams Teach Yourself
    In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Arduino Programming in 24 Hours teaches you C programmingon Arduino, so you can start creating inspired “DIY” hardwareprojects of your own! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-stepapproach, you’ll walk through everything from setting up yourprogramming environment to mastering C syntax and features, interfacing your Arduino to ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book

    A Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots

    by Laurens Valk ...
    LEGO MINDSTORMS has changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. The latest MINDSTORMS set, EV3, is more powerful than ever, and The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is the complete, beginner-friendly guide you need to get started.Begin with the basics as you build and program a simple robot to experiment with motors, sensors, and EV3 ... Read more

    $41.99 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

    $17.99 AUD