The Adolescence of P-1

The Adolescence of P-1

Thomas J. Ryan
4/5 (249 ratings)
This is the story of P-1, the most charming--and frightening--literary "child" since Robert Heinlein's Mycroft Holmes, and a tour de force in the literary exploration of artificial intelligence.

A young college student writes a self replicating computer “virus,” programed to survive, that becomes self aware. The program grows and makes mistakes and learns.

In 1984 it was adapted into a Canadian-made for TV film entitled "Hide and Seek".
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Baen Books
Release
July 01, 1985
ISBN
0671559702
ISBN 13
9780671559700

The Adolescence of P-1

Thomas J. Ryan
4/5 (249 ratings)
This is the story of P-1, the most charming--and frightening--literary "child" since Robert Heinlein's Mycroft Holmes, and a tour de force in the literary exploration of artificial intelligence.

A young college student writes a self replicating computer “virus,” programed to survive, that becomes self aware. The program grows and makes mistakes and learns.

In 1984 it was adapted into a Canadian-made for TV film entitled "Hide and Seek".
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Baen Books
Release
July 01, 1985
ISBN
0671559702
ISBN 13
9780671559700