A fascinating new book combining Humor, Technology and Philosophy
on: February 18, 2008, 1:00 pm
Release Author: Center
of Artificial Imagination, Inc.
Release Summary: A captivating new book, called “Artificial
Imagination”, purportedly narrated by an AI computer program,
mixes technology and art together into a fascinating combination
of humor, technology and philosophy.
Release Body: (SAN DIEGO, California) – Computers can “think”,
play chess and solve problems but can they feel, create art or write
a book? Can they imagine?
captivating new book, called “Artificial Imagination”
purportedly narrated by an AI computer program, mixes technology
and art together into a fascinating combination of humor, technology
The book follows one high-tech immigrant’s journey through
the United States – as he graduates from the University of
California, Davis and then wanders through Silicon Valley/San Francisco,
Seattle, Nashville and finally back to Southern California in his
quest to find his dream job; and a place which he could call his
is all brain, no heart, all cold logic, and no warm soul –
or is it?” said Will Curl, Ph.D., Lecturer in
English at University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley who authored
the foreword for the book. “This gem of a book reminds
us that technology could not exist were it not for boundless creativity,
and it does this in such a way as to also remind us that without
that very same creativity, there would be no art, no poetry.”
The story is written with a very entertaining tone and is infused
with splashes of humor, wit and the immigrant experience.
what is real and what is an illusion is complicated“
said Sonia Talreja, the Publisher and Vice President of
Sales and Marketing, Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc.
“The author make us think about such questions in our
minds. In the process, he also presents us with captivating details
of the lives of an immigrant family adapting to local customs and
people in various parts of the US.”
The book includes professional photographs of locations across the
United States including San Diego, San Francisco and the University
of California, Davis campus in California; Seattle and Bellevue
in Washington and Nashville and Brentwood in Tennessee.
of these photographs were taken by Colin Zheng,
a graduate student studying the fascinating area of computational
photography at University of Washington in Seattle.
“Imagine waking up in the morning and wondering whether
you were in New Delhi or New York, San Francisco or Seattle?”
said Lyndi Reiber, a Graphic Designer and a member
of San Diego Mensa. “The author is able to use humor and
philosophy to bring out the confusion caused by having to constantly
move and adapt to new places”.
book is really good, I could certainly relate to what the author
goes through in his story” said another Hi-Tech immigrant,
Neerav Berry, co-founder and COO of Cellmania,
a company based in Silicon Valley, California.
“The video, true to its name, depicts Faith Hill, who lives
in my neighborhood and is younger by less than a year to me, in
has been known since ancient times that sight of a damsel in distress,
a woman in tears incites strong feelings of chivalry among men of
ages between 10 and 60. The male brain is somewhat weird in that
regard. Show us images of handsome, masculine men in tears and we
will turn our faces away in disgust! Show us a helpless woman in
tears; we will try our best to help her. “
This book can be purchased at Amazon.com.
interviews with the author, or for wholesale orders, please contact
Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at 858 731 6225.
more information about the book, the author or other fascinating
aspects of Artificial Imagination please visit
the website for Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc.
Details: Sonia Talreja
Director of Marketing
Phone: 858 731 6225
Fax: 480 393 5591
Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc.
14525 SW Millikan Way, Suite 34557
Beaverton OR 97005
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