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Silicon Man, The

Charles Platt

Silicon Man, The

by Charles Platt

  • 271 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Spectra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7824989M
    ISBN 100553289500
    ISBN 109780553289503
    OCLC/WorldCa23151600

      This, in addition to Silicon Valley transforming from the land of the gods into a battlefield, changed Musk from the superhero influence behind Iron Man in to one of the most controversial. The title of that Google talk, “Techno-Religions and Silicon Prophets,” suggests why Sapiens found such an infatuated readership in Silicon Valley: While most of the book concerns.

      Personally, I prefer the nice pictures, probably because I have the brain of a pre-schooler. The big benefit Style and the Man has over Dressing the Man is price. Style and the Man is about $35 cheaper than Dressing the Man and you basically get the same information. Check out Antonio Centeno’s review of this book on Amazon. A funny and surprisingly inspirational story about a genuine character, Sophia, who truly “leans in” to life in Silicon Valley’s fast lane. You get hooked on the roller coaster ride, watching her fall on her face, and pop back up--several times!

    Silicon Dreams: Information, Man, and Machine by Robert W. Lucky and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In “The Silicon Man”—first published in , and set in in Long Beach, Calif.—he spins a web of intrigue around LifeScan, a government-funded project to create artificial.


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Silicon Man, The by Charles Platt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Silicon Man was an insightful and well thought out science fiction story. Silcon man was full of intrigue, suspense, action and best of all robots. Who doesn't love a good action packed story about robots or artificial intelligence/5. In "The Silicon Man," Charles Platt aims at providing a technically plausible approach to uploading.

The plot, such as it is, involves an FBI agent who, while investigating illegal trafficking in a special kind of gun, stumbles upon a group of scientists working on a publicly-funded project thought to have been a money sink, but which has actually succeeded beyond the wildest by: 3.

The premise behind Silicon Man is that cybernetics has advanced to the point where “mechs” are prevalent in society. Synthetica, the most advanced producer of artificial life, is able to develop androids that can pass for human, with real skin and body heat/5().

This is one of those novels about the wonders of cyberspace. Published in it's set inin a near future that has become stagnant and has taken limits to the future for granted.

Enter James Bayley, FBI agent who stumbles onto a top secret project called Lifescan: an attempt to create a cyber-immortality--a silicon man/5.

Silicon Man, The by Platt, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Silicon Man by Charles Platt - AbeBooks Passion for books. First, Silicon Man mixes two of my favorite subjects—history and science fiction. As a historian, Massa’s fresh take on human bondage and the question of property (even on free-will androids) confronts the reader with numerous ethical questions that are ingrained in most nations' histories.5/5.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing. This is one of those novels about the wonders of cyberspace. Published in it's set inin a near future that has become stagnant and has taken limits to the future for granted.

The Silicon Man Charles Platt 4/5(2). In the book Wiener condenses five years of working at tech startups in Silicon Valley into a neat narrative about outsized male egos, dramatic wealth disparities and the psychological toll on.

Silicon Man (Silicon World Book 2), page 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Silicon Man Part One of this book starts with a simplified map of LA circa and ends with a screaming man strapped to an operating table while an honest. Charles Platt's The Silicon Man, a science fiction novel, takes up the challenge of AI from another angle.

Pointing out that something (like the mind) can be copied without the copier fully understanding how the original entity works ("You mean Gottbaum and his people copied my brain without knowing how some of it works?". Silicon Man is a book about how humans treat their creations when their creations starts exhibiting human wants and feelings.

Follow the story of androids and humans working together to protect and transport fully aware androids to safety. Commander Cole Marsalis's job is to hunt down rogue mechs. Looking for a or 70s sci fi book I remember being called the silicon man. The cover had a man's face that was half skull.

The story was about a pilot injured in a crash and had some organs replaced with silicon organs but unknown to him the doctor added extra organs that activate when he traveled thru a portal to an alternate dimension giving him magic like powers tio fight a villain.

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SILICON MAN Silicon Man is about how humans treat their creations when their creations start exhibiting human wants, feelings, and full awareness of self. Follow the story of a futuristic Underground Railroad for Androids with both human and android assisting the so called “roque mechs.

Genre/Form: Fiction Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Platt, Charles. Silicon man. San Francisco: Wired, © (OCoLC)   I was offered a copy of this book in audio format from the narrator in exchange for an honest review.

There are three stories in this book. SILICON MAN: A powerful virus has killed a great part of the world population and left sterile many of the survivors. This is the time for AI, since androids are needed to perform daily operations and jobs.

Short answer Read The man behind the microchip for the early story of Silicon Valley (microchips) and Hackers for the continuation (microcomputers).

If short on time, The silicon boys will cover everything in fewer pages. Dealers of lightning, In. A homeless man sleeping on the street in San Francisco, not far from the city’s ‘gleaming corporate palaces’.

She thought of her work in Silicon Valley as “a stepladder to a higher. This book is about the nature of man and what makes an effective man. Any male young or old interested in the cultivation of his masculinity should, as such, find this to be a compelling read.

No More Mr Nice Guy by Robert Glover. I never was a chronic nice guy, so I did not need a book to teach me how to “stop being too nice.”. Silicon An overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.His first book is called The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World (Simon & Schuster, ).

The memoir — which spent two months on the New York Times bestseller list — chronicles the 18 months Jacobs spent reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to learn everything in the world.Silicone Wristband Mockup of a Man Holding a Book. Showcase your designs or logo in this cool silicone wristband featuring a male model holding a book.

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