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A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins

Label
A working theory of love
Title
A working theory of love
Statement of responsibility
Scott Hutchins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Neill's father committed suicide ten years ago, he left behind thousands of pages of secret journals, journals that are stunning in their detail, and, it must be said, their complete banality. But their spectacularly quotidian details, were exactly what artificial intelligence company Amiante Systems was looking for, and Neill was able to parlay them into a job, despite a useless degree in business marketing and absolutely no experience in computer science. He has spent the last two years inputting the diaries into what everyone hopes will become the world's first sentient computer. Essentially, he has been giving it language--using his father's words. Alarming to Neill--if not to the other employees of Amiante--the experiment seems to be working. The computer actually appears to be gaining awareness and, most disconcerting of all, has started asking questions about Neill's childhood
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hutchins, Scott
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.U84
LC item number
W67 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Divorced men
  • Fathers and sons
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Interpersonal relations
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1369127
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781594205057
Lccn
2012018341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1369127
  • (Sirsi) 1369127
  • (OCoLC)780480369
Label
A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1369127
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781594205057
Lccn
2012018341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1369127
  • (Sirsi) 1369127
  • (OCoLC)780480369

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