Ancient Dreams Of Technology
Millennia before engineering or software, robots and artificial intelligence were brought to life in Greek myths. The author of Gods and Robots Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology traces the link between technology and tyranny from modern day concerns over AI to back to antiquities fear of beings were “made, not born.”
Adrienne Mayor: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/HPS/May… is a folklorist and historian of ancient science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. She teaches at Stanford University.