How to Survive a Robot Uprising

  • by Daniel H. Wilson
  • Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki
  • 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How do you spot a robot mimicking a human? How do you recognize and 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 secrets to quashing a robot mutiny. From treating laser wounds to fooling face and speech recognition, outwitting 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.Based on extensive interviews with prominent scientists and including a thorough overview of cutting edge robot prototypes like humanoid walkers, insect, gecko, and snake robots, this one-of-a-kind audiobook makes a witty yet legitimate introduction to contemporary robotics.

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What the Critics Say

"Humorous and informative...this nifty little guide to surviving the inevitable robot apocalypse may have you reconsidering purchasing that "smart" (read: insidious) refrigerator." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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not funny or interesting

What disappointed you about How to Survive a Robot Uprising?

i expected humor or smart writing , found neither which was a shame as i enjoyed other books from the author... this one was short but still felt undeserving of my time...


Has How to Survive a Robot Uprising put you off other books in this genre?

nope


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

indiference


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 22-02-2006
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.