Machines Like Me

Written By Ian McEwan
Machines Like Me
  • Publsiher : Random House
  • Release : 18 April 2019
  • ISBN : 1473567793
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 18 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Machines Like Me written by Ian McEwan which was release on 18 April 2019, this book published by Random House. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: **Number One Sunday Times Bestseller** Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’s personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever – and soon a love triangle forms, which leads Charlie, Miranda and Adam to a profound moral dilemma. Can you design the perfect partner? What makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Provocative and moving, Machines Like Me explores whether a machine can ever truly understand the human heart. ‘Funny, thought-provoking and politically acute...’ Sunday Times ‘Dazzling’ Guardian ‘An unsettling examination of the human condition. Bold, clever’ Sunday Telegraph

Machines Like Me

Machines Like Me
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2019-04-18
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : **Number One Sunday Times Bestseller** Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
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  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Total pages : 352
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Summary : AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them—but only through wise regulation. Too many CEOs tell a simple story about the future of work: if a machine can do what you do, your job will be ...

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2021-02-11
  • Total pages : 464
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  • Publisher : Stephen Hage
  • Release Date : 2006-09-01
  • Total pages : 515
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-12-29
  • Total pages : 320
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : Has politics reached breaking point? Rather than defending liberalism or abandoning it, how can a socially just and ecological alternative be built? Peadar Kirby investigates the causes of our current multifaceted global crisis by drawing on the work of Karl Polanyi. This book explores Polanyi's theory that social disruptions result ...

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2021-08-26
  • Total pages : 376
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Summary : Theory in the "Post" Era brings together the work and perspectives of a group of Romanian theorists who discuss the morphings of contemporary theory in what the editors call the “post” era. Since the Cold War's end and especially in the third millennium, theorists have been exploring the aftermath - ...

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  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 268
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Summary : This special anniversary volume of Symbolism explores the nexus between symbolic signification and the future from an interdisciplinary perspective. How, contributors ask, has the future been variously rendered in symbolic terms? How do symbols and symbolic reference shape our ideas of the future? To what extent are symbols constitutive of ...

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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 320
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Summary : New York Times Bestseller COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come? Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host and best-selling author ...

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  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-05-17
  • Total pages : 464
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Summary : Céline’s masterpiece—colloquial, polemic, hyper-realistic, boiling over with black humor Céline’s masterpiece—colloquial, polemic, hyper realistic—boils over with bitter humor and revulsion at society’s idiocy and hypocrisy: Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of cruelty and violence that hurtles ...

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  • Author : Dave Butler
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : The final installment in the rip-roaring middle-grade action-adventure trilogy that's part steampunk Pinocchio, part fantasy, and all fun! The third and last book in the Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie trilogy wraps up Charlie's adventures with a rousing ending! Charlie's life used to be quiet, but now it's full of ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-12-30
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : This collection of essays offers global perspectives on feminist utopia and dystopia in speculative literature, film, and art, working from a range of intersectional approaches to examine key works and genres in both their specific cultural context and a wider, global, epistemological, critical background. The international, diverse contributions, including a ...

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  • Author : HANNAH STEELE
  • Publisher : SPCK
  • Release Date : 2020-11-19
  • Total pages : 118
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : How can we convey the love of God to our neighbours in a post-Christian world that has largely forgotten the gospel of Jesus Christ? In Living His Story, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2021, Hannah Steele uncovers liberating and practical ways of sharing the gospel story afresh. With warmth ...

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  • Publisher : Wire Rim Books
  • Release Date : 2021-11-24
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1473567793
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Summary : Centuries after the Plague, the only library on terraformed Luna had been destroyed in a horrific fire. Was the restoration of humanity’s greatness lost? Charles Fasail, raised a scholar but orphaned by the Great Burn and enslaved as a dock worker in an illiterate culture, has now come into ...