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The Resource The Kraken Project, Douglas Preston

The Kraken Project, Douglas Preston

Label
The Kraken Project
Title
The Kraken Project
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Preston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Preston's (White Fire, 2013, etc.) third Wyman Ford adventure sends the investigator chasing after Dorothy, who happens to be an element of artificial intelligence gone rogue. NASA plans to send a probe to an ocean on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Since the distance precludes instant communication, the Kraken Project employs artificial intelligence--code named Dorothy--to cope with unforeseen occurrences. Dr. Melissa Shepherd, wild child-turned-NASA computer nerd, codes Dorothy into AI. During testing, the probe (and Dorothy) are immersed in a liquid methane tank. Dorothy autonomously responds to a perceived threat and causes a fatal accident. In the chaos, Dorothy, 2 gigabytes of code, escapes into the Internet and soon begins communicating with Shepherd. Dorothy is angry, vengeful, frightened and, finally, "incomplete
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preston, Douglas J
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3982
LC item number
K73 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cyberspace
  • FICTION / Thrillers
Label
The Kraken Project, Douglas Preston
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/698/9780765317698/image/lgcover.9780765317698.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2014013007
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780765317698
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014013007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The Kraken Project, Douglas Preston
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/698/9780765317698/image/lgcover.9780765317698.jpg
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2014013007
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780765317698
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014013007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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