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140.341, Spring 2019

Frumer, Yulia, Spring 2019
MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level; enrolled course users: for a list of electronic materials, see
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1. 2001: a space odyssey Video/Film , DVD in English
MGM presents a Stanley Kubrick production ; produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick ;… 1968 .

A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.T96 2001 c. 1
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.T96 2001 c. 2
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Alison Adam. 1998 .

Adam, Alison.

"In Artificial Knowing, Alison Adam boldly challenges the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world which prescribes the masculine as the norm and excludes other knowers and knowledge, specifically women. Adam fills a large gap in science and technology studies by showing us…
3. Blade runner Video/Film , DVD in English , French
the Ladd Company in association with Sir Run Run Shaw thru Warner Bros. ; Jerry… 1982 .

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony,…
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S26 B53 2007 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-4 in two containers
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S26 B53 2007 c. 2
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-4 in two containers
Norbert Wiener. 1948 .

Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964.

  • Libraries Service Center
    TJ 153.5 .W64 1948 c. 1
  • Eisenhower C Level
    QA276.W47 1948 c. 1
5. The cyborg handbook Book , Print in English
edited by Chris Habels Gray with the assistance of Heidi Figueroa-Sarriera & Steven… 1995 .

Foreword : Cyborgs and Symbionts: Living Together in the New World Order / Donna J. Haraway -- Introduction: Cyborgology: Constructing the Knowledge of Cybernetic Organisms / Chris Hables Gray, Steven Mentor and Heidi J. Figueroa-Sarriera…
6. Erewhon: or, Over the range Book , Print in English
Samuel Butler ; edited by Hans-Peter Breuer and Daniel F. Howard. 1981 .

Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902.

7. Erewhon, o, Over the range Book , Online in English
[Samuel Butler]. 1995 .

Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902.

In the strange country of Erewhon, sick people are imprisoned while criminals are treated for sickness. Machines are are considered too dangerous to use. This subtle satire of Victorian society is still as thought-provoking and entertaining as when it was first…
edited by Jessica Riskin. 2007 .

Introduction: the Sistine gap / Jessica Riskin -- The imitation of life in ancient Greek philosophy / Sylvia Berryman -- The devil as automaton: Giovanni Fontana and the meanings of a fifteenth-century machine / Anthony Grafton…
edited by Jessica Riskin. 2007 .

Since antiquity, philosophers and engineers have tried to take life's measure by reproducing it. Aiming to reenact Creation, at least in part, these experimenters have hoped to understand the links between body and spirit, matter and mind, mechanism and consciousness. Genesis…
10. Ghost in the shell Video/Film , DVD in English
produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ;… 1995 .

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies…
11. Her Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish , French
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Annapurna Pictures production ; produced by Megan… 2013 .

"Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system,…
12. I, robot Book , Print in English
Isaac Asimov. 1950 .

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

In this collection, one of the great classics of science fiction, Asimov set out the principles of robot behavior that we know as the Three Laws of Robotics. Here are stories of robots gone mad, mind-reading robots, robots with a sense of humor, robot politicians, and robots who…
Yuji Sone. 2017 .

Sone, Yūji, 1954-

note: 1. Introduction: The Japanese Robot and Performance -- 2. Robotics and Representation -- 3. Futuristic Spectacle: Robot Performances at Expos -- 4. Anthropomorphic Robot and Artistic Expression -- 5. Robots, Space, and Place -- 6. Hatsune Miku, Virtual Machine-Woman…
by Yuji Sone. 2017 .

Sone, Yuji.

Japanese Robot Culture examines social robots in Japan, those in public, domestic, and artistic contexts. Unlike other studies, this book sees the robot in relation to Japanese popular culture, and argues that the Japanese ́˜affinitý™ for robots is the outcome of a complex loop…
Yulia Frumer. 2018 .


Variable hours in a changing society -- Towers, pillows, and graphs: variation in clock design -- Astronomical time measurement and changing conceptions of time -- Geodesy, cartography, and time measurement -- Navigation and global time…
17. R.U.R Book , Print in English
by Karel Capek; tr. from the Czech by P. Selver and adapted for the English stage by… 1973 .

Čapek, Karel, 1890-1938.

Jessica Riskin. 2016 .

Riskin, Jessica,

Today, a scientific explanation is not meant to ascribe agency to natural phenomena: we would not say a rock falls because it seeks the center of the earth. Even for living things, in the natural sciences and often in the social sciences, the same is true. A modern botanist would…
  • Institute of the History of Medicine Books - Stack Level 8, Welch Library
    Q175.32.V65 R57 2016 c. 1
19. Science and civilisation in China Book , Print in English
by Joseph Needham. 1954 .

Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995.

v. 1. Introductory orientations.-- v. 2. History of scientific thought.-- v. 3. Mathematics and the sciences of the heavens and the earth.--
  • Eisenhower C Level
    Q127.C5 N38 1954 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • v.1-3
    • v.4:pt.1-3
    • v.5:pt.1-7
    • v.5:pt.9
    • v.5:pt.11-13
    • v.6:pt.1-6
    • v.7:pt.1-2
  • Institute of the History of Medicine Books - Stack Level 8, Welch Library
    DS721 .N37 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • v.1-3
    • v.4: pt.1-3
    • v.5: pt.1-7, 9
    • v.6: pt.1-3, 6
  • SAIS Main Stacks
    DS721 .N39
    Multiple Items
    • v. 1-3; v. 4, pts. 1-3; v. 5, pts. 1-2 & 7; v. 6, pts. 1-2; v. 7, pt. 2
  • Eisenhower C Level
    Q127.C5 N38 1954 c. 2
    Multiple Items
20. Star trek, the next generation Season 2 Video/Film , DVD in English
Paramount Pictures. 1988 .

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the second season of Star trek, the next generation.
  • Eisenhower D Level Blue Labels
    PN1997.2.S732 2013 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-6 in three containers
21. Star Wars trilogy Video/Film , DVD in English , French , Spanish
Lucasfilm Ltd. 1977 .

Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the distant past, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk
    PN1995.9.S695 T75 2004 c. 2
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1,2,4
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk
    PN1995.9.S695 T75 2004 c. 1
    Multiple Items
  • Friedheim -- AV Stacks - OASIS Collection
    Multiple Items
    • Circulation limited to Peabody Conservatory Students, faculty and staff.
    • disc 1-4
22. The terminator Video/Film , DVD in English
Hemdale presents a Pacific Western production of a James Cameron film ; Cinema '84 ; a… 1984 .

In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet. In order to destroy man's future by changing the past, they send an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope. Can Sarah protect herself from this…
23. Tomorrow's Eve Book , Print in English , French
Villiers de L'Isle-Adam ; translated by Robert Martin Adams. 1982 .

Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Auguste, comte de, 1838-1889.

24. Wargames Video/Film , DVD in English , French
United Artists ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold… 1983 .

Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III.