首頁外文書人文心理勵志 〉To Siri, with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of a Machine
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To Siri, with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of a Machine

To Siri, with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of a Machine


作者  /  Judith Newman

出版社 / Quercus Publishing

出版日期 / 2018/02/22

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$495

售價 / 9折, NT$ 446

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'Incredibly moving' Daily Mail

'To Siri with Love is a beautifully honest and illuminating love letter to Gus, your typical atypical nonneurotypical human.' Jon Stewart

'A moving and witty memoir with a big heart.' Nigella Lawson

'An uncommonly riotous and moving book [that] will make readers laugh - yes, out loud - before sweeping them, finally, into a soul-spilling high tide . . . Technology's great promise may in fact be to summon, capture and display our most human qualities, both the darkness and the light, to pave avenues of deepened connections with others.' New York Times


Writer Judith Newman never had any illusions that her family was 'normal'. She and her husband keep separate apartments-his filled with twin grand pianos as befits a former opera singer; hers filled with the clutter and chaos of twin adolescent boys conceived late in life. And one of those boys is Gus, her sweet, complicated, autistic 13-year-old.

With refreshing honesty, To Siri With Love chronicles one year in the life of Gus and the family around him -- a family with the same crazy ups and downs as any other. And at the heart of the book lies Gus's passionate friendship with Siri, Apple's 'intelligent personal assistant'. Unlike her human counterparts, Siri always has the right answers to Gus's incessant stream of questions about the intricacies of national rail schedules, or box turtle varieties, and she never runs out of patience. She always makes sure Gus enunciates and even teaches him manners by way of her warm yet polite tone and her programmed insistence on civility.

Equal parts funny and touching, this is a book that will make your heart brim, and then break it. Warm, wise and always honest, Judith Newman shows us a new world where artificial intelligence is beginning to meet emotional intelligence -- a world that will shape our children in ways both wonderful and unexpected.







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681542313001
ISBN 13 /9781784298289
ISBN 10 /178429828X
EAN /9781784298289

頁數320
尺寸19.8X12.9CM
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文
成份0.00




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