Books tagged: machine intelligence

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Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00)
Two hard science fiction short stories about the perils of colonization. In Poisoned Bluestripe, an idealistic investigator tries to prove a colonial culture innocent of genocide. The Machine and Her Mahout, a semi-finalist for the Writers of the Future contest, deals with the enduring love between a man and his sentient mining machine.
The Galactic Center Companion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Death came in on sixteen legs. So begins a novella set in the Galactic Center series, “A Hunger for the Infinite.” Now this novella and much other writing about the science and fiction in the series, appears in one volume.
Cargo Cult
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,850. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
The Vinggans' crash was not all it seemed, interstellar law enforcement is on their tail, and the humans are inexplicably strange – especially the busload of old folk they make off with, the New Age cargo cult that welcomes them, the local police force that is following them around, and an overambitious reporter and her idiot brother who don’t help matters by kidnapping crewman Drukk.
Fractime Prophesy (Part 3)
Series: The Fractime Saga. Price: Free! Words: 41,490. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
With allies in adjacent universes facing certain defeat, John Mackinac and Scott uncovers an ancient machine ship, hidden between universes that is intent on destroying all organic life but has recruited humanity to win its Universal War. John and Scott must somehow destroy the ship to save the rest of humanity before the machines can escape. (ver 2.0)
Fractime Equilibrium (Part 6)
Series: The Fractime Saga. Price: Free! Words: 22,250. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00)
When John Mackinac discovers a single surviving derelict machine ship near the center of the galaxy, the ship's AI gambles on a bold plan for another chance to conquer the multiverse. It begins with destabilizing the Higgs field and pushes all humanity to the brink of annihilation unless John Mackinac along with the crew of the Family's new timeship can find it. (ver 2.0)
Armilus: It was the best of times. It was the End of Times.
Price: Free! Words: 76,970. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.25)
What if the Armilus, the Anti-Christ, Al-Masīḥ ad-Dajjāl are not just folktales, but digital creatures living in our computers and smartphones with the primal urge of all lifeforms to be fruitful and multiply? What if the price of their service to us is our dreams, our independence, our relevance? What if Bowman's novel isn't just a clever thought experiment? — Franklin Stone, Eschatologist