Table of Contents: ROBOT UPRISINGS Edited by John Joseph Adams

John Joseph Adams has posted the table of contents for his upcoming anthology Robot Uprisings, hitting shelves in April 2014:

Here’s the book description:

Humans beware. As the robotic revolution continues to creep into our lives, it brings with it an impending sense of doom. What horrifying scenarios might unfold if our technology were to go awry? From self-aware robotic toys to intelligent machines violently malfunctioning, this anthology brings to life the half-formed questions and fears we all have about the increasing presence of robots in our lives. With contributions from a mix of bestselling, award-winning, and up-and-coming writers, and including a rare story by “the father of artificial intelligence,” Dr. John McCarthy, Robot Uprisings meticulously describes the exhilarating and terrifying near-future in which humans can only survive by being cleverer than the rebellious machines they have created.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “Complex God” by Scott Sigler
  2. “Cycles” by Charles Yu
  3. “Lullaby” by Anna North
  4. “Eighty Miles an Hour All the Way to Paradise” by Genevieve Valentine
  5. “Executable” by Hugh Howey (reprint)
  6. “The Omnibot Incident” by Ernest Cline
  7. “Epoch” by Cory Doctorow (reprint)
  8. “Human Intelligence” by Jeff Abbott
  9. “The Golden Hour” by Julianna Baggott
  10. “Sleepover” by Alastair Reynolds (reprint)
  11. “Seasoning” by Alan Dean Foster
  12. “Nanonauts! In Battle with Tiny Death-subs!” by Ian McDonald
  13. “Of Dying Heroes and Deathless Deeds” by Robin Wasserman
  14. “The Robot and the Baby” by John McCarthy (reprint)
  15. “We are All Misfit Toys in the Aftermath of the Velveteen War” by Seanan McGuire
  16. “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor (reprint)
  17. “Small Things” by Daniel H. Wilson

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (April 8, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 0345803639
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345803634