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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Hackworth Presents the Primer to Lord Finkle-McGraw Summary & Analysis

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Hackworth Presents the Primer to Lord Finkle-McGraw Summary

Hackworth gives the Primer to Lord Finkle-McGraw and explains its mechanism. He says that the book reacts to its environment. As such, the book is now looking for a little girl, which is why Finkle-McGraw is unable to make it work. Hackworth also says that he decided to have professional ractors provide the interactive voices instead of implementing it in self-contained artificial intelligence—he says that ractors allow the book to be more flexible, though at a higher cost.

Hackworth Presents the Primer to Lord Finkle-McGraw Analysis

In this chapter, the author discusses the fundamentals of the Illustrated Primer's technology and logic. It is based on Artificial Intelligence and it will follow the embedded rules of interaction to follow its course. The book refuses to work for the old Lord...

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