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The Resource Wired for war : the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century, P.W. Singer

Wired for war : the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century, P.W. Singer

Label
Wired for war : the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century
Title
Wired for war
Title remainder
the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
P.W. Singer
Title variation
  • Robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century
  • Robotics revolution and conflict in the 21st century
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A military expert reveals how science fiction is fast becoming reality on the battlefield, changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and ethics that surround war itself
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singer, P. W.
Dewey number
355.02/01/12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military art and science
  • Robotics
  • Military robots
  • Military weapons
  • Twenty-first century
  • World politics
Label
Wired for war : the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century, P.W. Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[439]-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : why a book on robots and war? -- PART ONE : THE CHANGE WE ARE CREATING -- 1. Introduction : scenes from a robot war -- 2. Smart bombs, Norma Jeane, and defecating ducks : a short history of robotics -- 3. Robotics for dummies -- 4. To infinity and beyond : the power of exponential trends -- 5. Coming soon to a battlefield near you : the next wave of warbots -- 6. Always in the loop? : the arming and autonomy of robots -- 7. Robotic gods : our machine creators -- 8. What inspires them : science fiction's impact on science reality -- 9. The refuseniks : the roboticists who just say no -- PART TWO : WHAT CHANGE IS CREATING FOR US -- 10. The big Cebrowski and the real RMA : thinking about revolutionary technologies -- 11. "Advanced" warfare : how we might fight with robots -- 12. Robots that don't like apple pi : how the U.S. could lose the unmanned revolution -- 13. Open-source warfare : college kids, terrorists, and other new users of robots at war -- 14. Losers and Luddites : the changing battlefields robots will fight on and the new electronic sparks of war -- 15. The psychology of warbots -- 16. YouTube war : the public and its unmanned wars -- 17. Changing the experience of war and the warrior -- 18. Command and control...alt-delete : new technologies and their effect on leadership -- 19. Who let you in the war? : technology and the new demographics of conflict -- 20. Digitalizing the laws of war and other issues of (un)human rights -- 21. A robot revolt? : talking about robot ethics -- 22. Conclusion : the duality of robots and humans
Control code
1147856
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
499 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1147856
  • (OCoLC)277241234
Label
Wired for war : the robotics revolution and conflict in the twenty-first century, P.W. Singer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.[439]-482) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : why a book on robots and war? -- PART ONE : THE CHANGE WE ARE CREATING -- 1. Introduction : scenes from a robot war -- 2. Smart bombs, Norma Jeane, and defecating ducks : a short history of robotics -- 3. Robotics for dummies -- 4. To infinity and beyond : the power of exponential trends -- 5. Coming soon to a battlefield near you : the next wave of warbots -- 6. Always in the loop? : the arming and autonomy of robots -- 7. Robotic gods : our machine creators -- 8. What inspires them : science fiction's impact on science reality -- 9. The refuseniks : the roboticists who just say no -- PART TWO : WHAT CHANGE IS CREATING FOR US -- 10. The big Cebrowski and the real RMA : thinking about revolutionary technologies -- 11. "Advanced" warfare : how we might fight with robots -- 12. Robots that don't like apple pi : how the U.S. could lose the unmanned revolution -- 13. Open-source warfare : college kids, terrorists, and other new users of robots at war -- 14. Losers and Luddites : the changing battlefields robots will fight on and the new electronic sparks of war -- 15. The psychology of warbots -- 16. YouTube war : the public and its unmanned wars -- 17. Changing the experience of war and the warrior -- 18. Command and control...alt-delete : new technologies and their effect on leadership -- 19. Who let you in the war? : technology and the new demographics of conflict -- 20. Digitalizing the laws of war and other issues of (un)human rights -- 21. A robot revolt? : talking about robot ethics -- 22. Conclusion : the duality of robots and humans
Control code
1147856
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
499 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1147856
  • (OCoLC)277241234

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