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A working theory of love / Scott Hutchins.

Hutchins, Scott. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library FIC HUTCHINS (Text to phone) 34010126621522 Adult Fiction Available -
Seymour Public Library HUTC (Text to phone) 34043125444950 Adult Fiction Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury FIC HUTCHINS, S (Text to phone) 34005115672742 Adult Fiction Available -
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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.
Subject: Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Divorced men > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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