The Isaac Project

Is It Murder to Kill an Intelligent, Self aware Robot Is it murder if the robot kills a human Those are only some of the questions raised by this superior novel about the creation of a humanoid robot named Isaac The novel begins when Sam, the night watchman for a robotics firm, finds a scientist dead at his computer As he examines the body, Isaac approaches him Sam paIs It Murder to Kill an Intelligent, Self aware Robot Is it murder if the robot kills a human Those are only some of the questions raised by this superior novel about the creation of a humanoid robot named Isaac The novel begins when Sam, the night watchman for a robotics firm, finds a scientist dead at his computer As he examines the body, Isaac approaches him Sam panics, shoots the machine through the heart and flees In flashbacks we meet the people at the heart of its creation and at the heart of the story, including Isaac s creator, Geri Chrenowski, a strong willed robotics expert and ambitious woman whose drive to climb the corporate ladder makes enemies of her underlings and is ruining her love life Jack Westcott, a scientist once brilliant in the field of artificial intelligence, who s fight to keep his young mistress and his passionate pacifism endanger the Isaac Project Frederick Wolfgang, petty tyrant and bigot, who causes a major disaster because of his egoism and prejudices Elizabeth Wolfgang, psychologist and browbeaten wife of Frederick, whose empathetic personality, although marred by her low self esteem, teaches Isaac about humanity and then of course, there is ISAAC, their creation, childlike and super intelligent, who begins to have a mind of its own.
The Isaac Project Is It Murder to Kill an Intelligent Self aware Robot Is it murder if the robot kills a human Those are only some of the questions raised by this superior novel about the creation of a humanoid robot

  • Title: The Isaac Project
  • Author: Joe Vadalma
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 157
  • Format: ebook
  • 1 thought on “The Isaac Project”

    1. Thinking Universal Robots and Computers (TURC) Corporation is in strong competition with the Shinto Corporation. As a clever marketing ploy, TURC intends to build and market a new type of robot. This robot will look, react, and think like a human being. This effort is no small task. The best of the best in robotics, computer programming, and human psychology are gathered for this top secret project, financed by the military. Each of these people is a master at his or her field. Nevertheless, as [...]

    2. I really liked it, BUT. It could stand to be edited more carefully. There are repeated errors that broke the spell of the story for me. Misspellings, calling things by incorrect names, etc. Loved the story though.

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