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Featured Books

The Car that Knew Too Much book jacket
Machines Like Us book jacket
Living with Robots book jacket
Your Wit is My Command book jacket
Running with Robots book jacket
Machines We Trust book jacket
The Smart Wife book jacket
Information-Driven Planning and Control book jacket
Multi-Agent Oriented Programming book jacket
How Humans Judge Machines book jacket
Redesigning AI book jacket
Verifying Cyber-Physical Systems book jacket
A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence book jacket
The AI Advantage book jacket
Introduction to Algorithms book jacket
Art in the Age of Machine Learning book jacket
An Introduction to Lifted Probabilistic Inference book jacket
A Logicial Theory of Causality book jacket
Linguistics for the Age of AI book jacket
Learning for Adaptive and Reactive Robot Control book jacket
Probabilistic Machine Learning book jacket
Cognitive Robotics book jacket
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs book jacket
Classification in the Wild book jacket
AI and Humanity book jacket
The Love Makers book jacket
Algorithms Are Not Enough book jacket
The Constitution of Algorithms book jacket
Teaching Machines book jacket
How to Grow a Robot book jacket
Bots and Beasts book jacket
The Coevolution book jacket
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Dialogues book jacket
The Truth and Other Stories book jacket
The Clockwork Man book jacket

The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series

The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers accessible, concise, beautifully produced books on topics of current interest.

AI Assistants book jacket
Machine Learning book jacket
AI Ethics book jacket
The Internet of Things book jacket


Introduction to Autonomous Robots book jacket
Tales from a Robotic World book jacket
Algorithms for Decision Making book jacket

From the MIT Press Reader

Ancient machines and the mouth of truth collage

Surveillance, Companionship, and Entertainment: The Ancient History of Intelligent Machines

By E.R. Truitt

Artificial servants, autonomous killing machines, surveillance systems, and sex robots have been part of the human imagination for thousands of years.

Excerpted from The Love Makers

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