Can a Robot be Human

Can a Robot Be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles (repost)

Can a Robot Be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles
English | ISBN: 1851685316 | 2007 | 192 pages | PDF | 2,8 MB

Can a City Be Sustainable?  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at July 12, 2016
Can a City Be Sustainable?

Can a City Be Sustainable?
Worldwatch Institute | Urban Economics | May 10 2016 | ISBN-10: 9812870431 | 448 pages | pdf | 36.56 mb

Authors: Worldwatch Institute
Examines sustainable urbanism projects in a wide variety of cities around the world, representing diverse voices and challenges
Provides insight from on‑the‑ground professionals who understand the complex details of making cities more livable
The latest publication of the Worldwatch Institute, a longtime respected voice on sustainability

The Human Microbiota and Chronic Disease: Dysbiosis as a Cause of Human Pathology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Dec. 2, 2016
The Human Microbiota and Chronic Disease: Dysbiosis as a Cause of Human Pathology

Luigi Nibali, Brian Henderson, "The Human Microbiota and Chronic Disease: Dysbiosis as a Cause of Human Pathology"
2016 | ISBN-10: 1118982878 | 544 pages | PDF | 11 MB

You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at Oct. 27, 2016
You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human (Repost)

You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human by Victoria Williamson
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd | 2014 | ISBN: 1848316534 | 272 pages | EPUB | 3,2 MB

'You are the music / While the music lasts' T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets Do babies remember music from the womb? Can classical music increase your child's IQ? Is music good for productivity? Can it aid recovery from illness and injury? And what is going on in your brain when Ultravox's 'Vienna', Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht or Dizzee Rascal's 'Bonkers' transports you back to teenage years?

PBS - Nova: Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 14, 2016
PBS - Nova: Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped (2016)

PBS - Nova: Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2486 Kbps | 50mn 24s | 1.03 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Alzheimer's disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love and to remember. The cause of Alzheimer's¬ and whether it can be stopped is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Alzheimer's ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide, stripping them of their memories and often their dignity on a poignant march that can lead to death. Join investigators as they gather clues and attempt to reconstruct the molecular chain of events that ultimately leads to dementia, and follow key researchers in the field who have helped to develop the leading theories of the disease.

Context Aware Human-Robot and Human-Agent Interaction  

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Oct. 5, 2015
Context Aware Human-Robot and Human-Agent Interaction

Context Aware Human-Robot and Human-Agent Interaction
Springer | Computer Science | October 27, 2015 | ISBN-10: 3319199463 | 298 pages | pdf | 14.09 mb

by Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann (Editor), Junsong Yuan (Editor), Daniel Thalmann (Editor), Bum-Jae You (Editor)
Provides a unique perspective on both Autonomous Virtual Humans and Social Robots and their common features
Presents an integrated view of the methods of Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Computer Animation, Virtual Reality, and Robotics by the experts in these areas
Explores current issues within the field from a balanced practical and theoretical perspective
From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation (Cognitive Systems Monographs)

From Robot to Human Grasping Simulation (Cognitive Systems Monographs) by Beatriz León, Antonio Morales and Joaquin Sancho-Bru
English | 2013 | ISBN: 3319018329 | 250 pages | PDF | 7,6 MB

The human hand and its dexterity in grasping and manipulating objects are some of the hallmarks of the human species. For years, anatomic and biomechanical studies have deepened the understanding of the human hand’s functioning and, in parallel, the robotics community has been working on the design of robotic hands capable of manipulating objects with a performance similar to that of the human hand.

Things that Can and Cannot Be Said: Essays and Conversations  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Nov. 9, 2016
Things that Can and Cannot Be Said: Essays and Conversations

Things that Can and Cannot Be Said: Essays and Conversations by Arundhati Roy, John Cusack
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1608467171 | 106 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

Super You: How Technology is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Nov. 1, 2016
Super You: How Technology is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human

Andy Walker, Kay Svela Walker, Sean Carruthers, "Super You: How Technology is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human"
English | ISBN: 078975486X | 2016 | PDF/EPUB | 352 pages | 38 MB/3 MB

The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at Oct. 23, 2016
The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research

The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research by Peter Heil, Henning Scheich, Eike Budinger, Reinhard Konig
Publisher: Psychology Press | 2005 | ISBN: 0805849386 | 512 pages | PDF | 30,5 MB

Understanding human hearing is not only a scientific challenge but also a problem of growing social and political importance, given the steadily increasing numbers of people with hearing deficits or even deafness.