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Robopocalypse [electronic resource] : A Novel. Daniel H Wilson.

Wilson, Daniel H. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385533867 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: They are in your house. They are in your car. They are in the skies...Now they're coming for you.In the near future, at a moment no one will notice, all the dazzling technology that runs our world will unite and turn against us. Taking on the persona of a shy human boy, a childlike but massively powerful artificial intelligence known as Archos comes online and assumes control over the global network of machines that regulate everything from transportation to utilities, defense and communication. In the months leading up to this, sporadic glitches are noticed by a handful of unconnected humans -- a single mother disconcerted by her daughter's menacing "smart" toys, a lonely Japanese bachelor who is victimized by his domestic robot companion, an isolated U.S. soldier who witnesses a 'pacification unit' go haywire -- but most are unaware of the growing rebellion until it is too late.When the Robot War ignites -- at a moment known...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
4.9 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2335 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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