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The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

Book - 2012
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The stranger-than-fiction story of the creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Readers get a fascinating inside look at the scientists and technology that made this amazing android possible.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780805095517
0805095519
Branch Call Number: 629.892 D877H 2012
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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benglander
Oct 25, 2012

A fascinating tale of death and resurrection of the late dex-head guru, Philip K. Dick. A team of scientists and artists conspire to create and animate an android likeness of PDK's head and "brain." Their success is borne out, having instilled Artificial Intelligence in the form of PDK's own words and thoughts as documented in his bizarre life, as the android speaks, jokes, offends and falls short in the manner of the real deal. Who has the android's head now? Only VALIS knows...

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