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The Resource A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins

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
Summary
While working on what he hopes will be the world's first sentient computer, Neill Bassett tries to deal with unresolved feelings for his ex-wife as well as an intended one-night stand who is turning into much more
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10141259
Cataloging source
DLC
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/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5585365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9781594205057
Lccn
2012018341
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn780480369
  • (OCoLC)780480369
Label
A working theory of love, Scott Hutchins
Publication
Control code
5585365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9781594205057
Lccn
2012018341
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn780480369
  • (OCoLC)780480369

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