The Turing Option

Harry Harrison

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Turing Option is written by Harry Harrison who is also the author of Deathworld, Make Room! Make Room! (filmed as Soylent Green), the popular Stainless Steel Rat books, and many other famous works of SF.

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The Turing Option
1OCOTILLO WELLS, CALIFORNIAFebruary 8, 2023 
J. J. Beckworth, the Chairman of Megalobe Industries, was disturbed, though years of control prevented any outward display of his inner concern. He was not worried, not afraid; just disturbed. He turned about in his chair to look at the spectacular desert sunset. The red sky behind the San Ysidro mountain range to the west threw russet light upon the Santa Rosa Mountains that stretched along the northern horizon. The evening shadows of the ocotillo and cactus painted long lines on the gray sands of the desert before him.

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"This novel by a Grand Old Man of sf and the world's leading expert on artificial intelligence contains some of the best extrapolation on the nature and creation of AI ever offered in fiction."
--Kirkus Reviews
 
"Interesting ideas about the potential and pitfalls of the quest for a truly free-thinking machine."
--Publishers Weekly

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Harry Harrison

Harry Harrison is the author of Deathworld, Make Room! Make Room! (filmed as Soylent Green), the popular Stainless Steel Rat books, and many other famous works of SF.

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The Turing Option
Harry Harrison

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Tor Books
July 2012
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ISBN: 9781466822825
ISBN10: 1466822821
eBook Original250 pages
$6.99
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