The Resource Vulcan's hammer, Philip K. Dick

Vulcan's hammer, Philip K. Dick

Label
Vulcan's hammer
Title
Vulcan's hammer
Statement of responsibility
Philip K. Dick
Title variation
Vulcans hammer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "Vulcan's Hammer"asuper-computer makes all the important decisions for a worldwide government. But when religious fanatics decide to fight back, itleads a high-ranking official to question whether the peace provided by the computer is worth the abnegation of free will."
Summary
Confronted by a dangerous movement of religious fanatics and challenges to its authorities, the Vulcan 3, an objective, unbiased, and hyperrational computer that dictates policy for all citizens--an omnipotent technological wonder that evolved out of chaos and war--could prove to be human civilization's worst nightmare
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
067081
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dick, Philip K
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial intelligence
Target audience
adult
Label
Vulcan's hammer, Philip K. Dick
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn772099627
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
163 pages
Isbn
9780547572635
Lccn
2012015518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)772099627
Label
Vulcan's hammer, Philip K. Dick
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn772099627
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
163 pages
Isbn
9780547572635
Lccn
2012015518
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)772099627

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