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Digital Dystopia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
What will happen when technology allows us to upload our minds into computers? Imagine a world created by you, your surroundings, the people that you interact with, the amount of time that you decide to live; free of disease, violence, disasters, anxiety, of death. Try to imagine that all you have ever wanted to do will be possible within the next few decades...
Vous côtoyez des psychopathes
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: French. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
À partir de l’analyse de la carrière criminelle d’une centaine de tueurs en série, Philippe Riboty, vous convie à découvrir, dans le présent guide pratique, les comportements et attitudes qui permettent au FBI, aux profileurs et aux psys de repérer les psychopathes parmi la population. Philippe Riboty est l’un des rares spécialistes du comportement criminel en Amérique du Nord.
End Times
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
End Times is a collection of four scifi short stories. Ex World Leader (meets an alien judge), The Survivor (In the aftermath of global warming), Corpus Deletum (The androids loved him to death) and The Picnic (An incidental meeting with The Universe's programmers). There is some sex in Corpus Deletum but it is not graphically described.
Re:union (Free Science Fiction eBook Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Re:union is a previously unreleased science fiction short story by Eric Liu, author of the science fiction novel Terrene: the hidden valley. Part disaster story and part romance, Re:union is a thrilling and touching exploration into the very meaning of humanity.
Mother & Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A family that goes on separate vacations in virtual reality...only to find that the mom won't come back. A girl who finds her life's calling not in nurturing, dolls or motherhood, but in a classmate's pain. A mother who refuses to let her daughter get judged on a so-called Judgment Day. Three short stories of mothers, children, and the uncanny bonds between them.
Stones of Significance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Singularity -- when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into... well... godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like rebellious AI. But how do you write a tale set after the singularity has happened? That's the topic of Stones of Significance.
Simulacron-3
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A virtual-reality novel from a time before virtual reality, Simulacron-3 is a prophetic tale of a future where nothing is as it appears to be.
The Cyberjack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
Which would you choose? Perfect fantasy? Or real, but imperfect, love? In the near future, a scientist seeks to create Virtual Reality, and tests his theory by wiring his own brain... jeopardizing his growing connection with an actual woman. A real, but imperfect, love? Or perfect fantasy? Which would you choose?
Walking Ghost Phase
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eighteen-year-old Emily Heath is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. When an Army colonel offers her a cure in exchange for her participation in a military experiment, she agrees. Soon Emily joins others for team-based combat on a virtual reality battlefield. But this is no video game. The consequences of losing are so great that Emily wonders if she should have chosen death in the hospital.
Hack.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Book 1.0: Alpha - Only mobsters, federal agents, and gladiatorial combatants stand between our intrepid hacker and his goal to save his family, his life, and (time permitting) both of the worlds he holds dear...