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DOWNLOAD ✓ Machines Like Me The new novel from the master storyteller is his best in years and brilliantly McEwan a moving love story and a mystery yet for all its gripping plotline one of the most ethically and morally layered novels written for our timesSet in 1980s London the story revolves around Charlie young and reckless and in love with his upstairs neighbour the enchan. Three days before she had asked a mysterious uestion We were mid embrace in the conventional position She drew my face towards hers Her look was serious She whispered Tell me something Are you real I didn t reply A few days ago my sister introduced me to the bizarre world of soap cutting on Instagram For some reason I have been unable to fathom we spent an unreasonable amount of time being mesmerized by these videos What are we doing I wondered as I clicked to the next one At one point I laughed and said aloud When the aliens arrive and study us they ll decide we re out of our minds based on things like thisBecause humans are not particularly rational beings Sure we have certain capabilities that make us able to rationalize than other animals but we are deeply motivated by irrational emotions and impulses We want things that are bad for us We contradict ourselves We love Rationality has no place in the human heartIn Machines Like Me this becomes the core dilemma what happens when a humanoid artificial intelligence built on logic rationality and absolutes lives among completely irrational impulsive contradictory humans What does a logical machine do when faced with illogical problems like Millions dying of diseases we know how to cure Millions living in poverty when there s enough to go around We degrade the biosphere when we know it s our only home We threaten each other with nuclear weapons when we know where it could lead We love living things but we permit a mass extinction of species This aspect like a few other aspects of the book is interesting McEwan has once written a character driven exploration of a people and culture The problem is and this does seem to be something McEwan indulges in often the extensive amount of waffling and seemingly extraneous information I still feel unconvinced about the decision to set this book in an alternate Thatcher era Britain I cannot wrap my mind around why this seemed like a good choice as opposed to our current time It was almost gimmicky In this alternate 1980s Alan Turing is still very much alive and leading the developments in artificial intelligence Thatcher is fighting a losing battle in the Falklands War and Tony Benn is the leader of the opposition Why any of this is the case remains a bit of a mystery to meIn this world citizens who can afford the hefty price tag can purchase an Adam or Eve specify certain characteristics and live with their very own humanoid robot Charlie Friend does just that bringing Adam into his home and introducing him to his younger girlfriend Miranda It doesn t take Adam long to fall in love with Miranda have a brief physical affair with her disable his shutdown switch and then proceed to compose thousands of haiku for his belovedThese are minor details in the exploration of the interactions between the characters Some of the ethics of technology issues are fascinating though hardly groundbreaking but the book is at its strongest when looking at the clash of the rationality of machines with the irrational subjectivity of human nature At times it can be hard to know who is the human Adam or Charlie but Adam s inability to deviate from certain precepts is the ultimate tellBut other parts are far less interesting going into seemingly superfluous detail The subplot of the secrets from Miranda s past the couples endeavours to adopt a young boy the explanation of the P versus NP problem and the eye glazing textbook descriptions of the fictional history and technology in this world seem to add pages to the book but little else I am not sure why McEwan decided to turn this speculative piece on artificial intelligence into a critiue of the political landscape of 1980s Britain The interactions between human and machine were compelling but the sweeping overviews of years of fictional history were far less soWarning for graphic sexual violenceBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Navigating Social Journalism love story and a mystery yet for all its gripping plotline one of the most ethically and morally My Biggest Mistake layered novels written for our timesSet in 1980s London the story revolves around Charlie young and reckless and in The Scenic Route A Novel love with his upstairs neighbour the enchan. 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DOWNLOAD ✓ Machines Like Me Ting Miranda whose hidden murky past hangs between them He has spent his inheritance on the acuisition of one of twenty four highly developed robotic humans named Adam or Eve developed by Alan Turing after his success on the Enigma codebreaking machine central to the Allies WWII victory As London is consumed by the huge protests over England and Arg. Machines Like Me is a dumpster fire passing as a novelIt s supposed to be alternate history set in a variation of 1980s England apparently to let McEwan have his fun renaming Tolstoy novels and point out that Thatcher was not a great pm duh and is also supposed to be about what happens when we build robots you mean humans can create something that has repercussions Jeepers good thing I d forgotten about things like say the development of nuclear weaponsWhat it actually is well you do have your broadly sketched landscape and your broadly sketched idea but that s it It s as if McEwan was so enchanted by his discovery of alternate history and of science fiction fun fact he didn t discover either nor does he know how to write them that he forgot to tell a story Oh it s supposed to be about humanity how we define it how we live with it and so on but in the end Machines Like Me reads like someone had all the ingredients for a pie and then decide to present them as the finished product banking on the ability to say No it s a new variation It s innovative and have us eat it To which I say no thanks I d rather have actual pie Buried Mountain Secrets let McEwan have his fun renaming Tolstoy novels and point out that Thatcher was not a great pm duh and is also supposed to be about what happens when we build robots you mean humans can create something that has repercussions Jeepers good thing I d forgotten about things The Deranged Cousins or Whatever like say the development of nuclear weaponsWhat it actually is well you do have your broadly sketched Intuición landscape and your broadly sketched idea but that s it It s as if McEwan was so enchanted by his discovery of alternate history and of science fiction fun fact he didn t discover either nor does he know how to write them that he forgot to tell a story Oh it s supposed to be about humanity how we define it how we How Money Became Dangerous live with it and so on but in the end Machines Like Me reads Windburn like someone had all the ingredients for a pie and then decide to present them as the finished product banking on the ability to say No it s a new variation It s innovative and have us eat it To which I say no thanks I d rather have actual pie

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DOWNLOAD ✓ Machines Like Me Entina's Falklands War and Margaret Thatcher's jingoistic ambitions Charlie courts Miranda and his Adam finds himself central to their affair Great novelist that he is McEwan pulls us into the uestion of what it means to love what it means to be human in our fast changing times and how precarious a construct is the world we live in and think we know. How the hell can a novel about the first synthetic humans be so bloody boring I thought it was just my mood when I first started it that I couldn t get into it that I found the characters irritating I kept plodding along because I thought this author s Atonement was brilliant and I loved the concept of this book However by half way through it I began to just skim the pages It drones on and on and on and rather than giving me plenty to think about as most books do that deal with the uestion of what defines intelligence and consciousness of what defines us as human this book almost induced a catatonic state My brain thought of nothing but how much I wanted the book to be over Mr McEwan does know how to write just not always the most interesting things I m granting this two stars instead of one because of that but wow I wish I hadn t wasted my time on this Buried Mountain Secrets love what it means to be human in our fast changing times and how precarious a construct is the world we The Deranged Cousins or Whatever live in and think we know. How the hell can a novel about the first synthetic humans be so bloody boring I thought it was just my mood when I first started it that I couldn t get into it that I found the characters irritating I kept plodding along because I thought this author s Atonement was brilliant and I Intuición loved the concept of this book However by half way through it I began to just skim the pages It drones on and on and on and rather than giving me plenty to think about as most books do that deal with the uestion of what defines intelligence and consciousness of what defines us as human this book almost induced a catatonic state My brain thought of nothing but how much I wanted the book to be over Mr McEwan does know how to write just not always the most interesting things I m granting this two stars instead of one because of that but wow I wish I hadn t wasted my time on this


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  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • Machines Like Me
  • Ian McEwan
  • English
  • 14 July 2018
  • 9780735278196