Losing the Head of Philip K. Dick: A Bizarre But True Tale of Androids, Kill Switches, and Left Luggage (Paperback)
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Losing the Head of Philip K. Dick: A Bizarre But True Tale of Androids, Kill Switches, and Left Luggage (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 01/03/2012
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The incredible story of Philip K. Dick's robotic resurrection - and the android's utterly Dickian `escape'

"This compelling tale of androids, paranoid authors, and research into AI has... an ending that could have been written by Dick himself." The Guardian

"This story is touching, absorbing, and, ultimately, an exploration of what it means to be human." The Spectator

"An instant classic of weird science." Alex Boese

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851689224
Number of pages: 272
Dimensions: 216 x 135 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The best kind of popular science... Leaves you hungry to know more, and wondering at the possibilities that may lie ahead." * Australian Bookseller & Publisher *
"A fascinating read." * The Specusphere *
"Literally incredible." * The Age *
"A fascinating dive into the world of robotics, and worthy of Dick himself, wherever he may be." * The Bookseller *
"This story is touching, absorbing and, ultimately, an exploration of what it means to be human. ... Highly engaging." * The Spectator *
"This compelling tale of androids, paranoid authors, and research into AI has a suitably strange twist at the end... an ending that could have been written by Dick himself." * The Guardian *
"The story of the head of Philip K. Dick couldn't be a more apt metaphor for the state of humanoid robotics." * New Scientist *

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