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- ISBN: 9780385533867
<p><b>They are in your house. They are in your car. They are in the skies...Now they're coming for you.</b><br><br><b>In the near future, </b>at a moment no one will notice, all the dazzling technology that runs our world will unite and turn against us. Taking on the persona of a shy human boy, a childlike but massively powerful artificial intelligence known as <b>Archos</b> comes online and <b>assumes control</b> over the global network of machines that regulate everything from transportation to utilities, defense and communication. In the months leading up to this, sporadic glitches are noticed by a handful of unconnected humans -- a single mother disconcerted by her daughter's menacing "smart" toys, a lonely Japanese bachelor who is victimized by his domestic robot companion, an isolated U.S. soldier who witnesses a 'pacification unit' go haywire -- but <b>most are unaware</b> of the growing rebellion until it is too late.<br><br>When the Robot War ignites -- at a moment known...