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Rodney Brooks

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Rodney A. Brooks is Fujitsu Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at MIT and director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is also chairman and chief technological officer of iRobot Corporation. He is a founding fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAA) and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The author of several books and a contributor to many journals, he was one of the subjects of Errol Morris’s 1997 documentary, Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control. Brooks was born in Australia and now lives in suburban Boston.

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Flesh and Machines
How Robots Will Change Us
Written by Rodney Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 4, 2003
Price: $16.00

Rodney A. Brooks, director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory believes we are. In this lucid and accessible book, Brooks vividly depicts the history of robots and explores the ever-changing relationships between humans and their technological brethren, speculating on the growing role that robots will play in our existence. Knowing the... Read more >
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Flesh and Machines
How Robots Will Change Us
Written by Rodney Brooks


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $13.99

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