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An edition of The adolescence of P-1 (1977)

The adolescence of P-1

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This edition was published in by Macmillan in New York.

Written in English

280 pages

Synopsis - This is the story of P-1 the most charming and frightening – literary “child” since Robert Heinlein’s Mycroft Holmes, and a tour de force in the literary exploration of artificial intelligence. “Adolescence’ is part science fiction. It is also part crime novel...the computer...uses the programs of the young man to start life on its own...P-1 wants to take over the entire American computer network. Today America, tomorrow the world. [The author] has come up with an attractive conception – the idea of the computer as a child. Hence the title. P-1 has awesome powers, but it is still little more than a baby emotionally...Ryan has done a bang up job, and also has given us a scary novel very much of our own time.

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The Adolescence of P-1
July 1, 1985, Baen
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The Adolescence of P-1
1979, Ace
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The adolescence of P-1
1977, Macmillan
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The adolescence of P-1
1977, Collier Books
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The adolescence of P-1

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Synopsis - This is the story of P-1 the most charming and frightening – literary “child” since Robert Heinlein’s Mycroft Holmes, and a tour de force in the literary exploration of artificial intelligence. “Adolescence’ is part science fiction. It is also part crime novel...the computer...uses the programs of the young man to start life on its own...P-1 wants to take over the entire American computer network. Today America, tomorrow the world. [The author] has come up with an attractive conception – the idea of the computer as a child. Hence the title. P-1 has awesome powers, but it is still little more than a baby emotionally...Ryan has done a bang up job, and also has given us a scary novel very much of our own time.

The adolescence of P-1

This edition was published in by Macmillan in New York.


Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PZ4.R9923 Ad, PS3568.Y394 Ad

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL4544553M
Internet Archive
adolescenceofp10000ryan
ISBN 10
0026065002
LC Control Number
77012091
OCLC/WorldCat
3223598
Library Thing
119490
Goodreads
1414022

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