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Written by Lisa Owings


ISBN: 978-0-531-25061-7

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Robots and artificial intelligence are all around us! We use them for everything from cleaning our homes to contacting our families. The technology continues to advance, but will it surpass the intelligence of humans? If it does, will AI be our friend or foe? In this high-interest title, discover the potential of a robot uprising to bring about the end of the world. Readers will take a look at the history of AI and machine learning as well as the possibility for singularity. Sidebars examine potential chain reactions and historical instances of out of control AI. If the day comes, can robots and humans work together? Hopefully we will never find out!
Item #: 689338
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2020
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 24
Grades: 2 - 7
Ages: 7 - 12
Dewey #: 629.8
  • Narrative openings let readers imagine themselves in each world-ending scenario
  • Chain reaction sidebars visually move readers through the possible sequence of events
  • Historical features examine examples of the scenario that have occurred in the past and their outcomes
  • Media features compare and contrast pop culture treatment of each scenario with actual possibilities
  • Fun fact sidebars add bonus information of extremely high interest
  • Photo labels visually define glossary terms and other important words
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