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No Time Like The Present
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,010. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 500 years time travel will be possible. The technology will exist and travel into the future described by Stephen Hawking will occur. It’s a perfect escape from a troubled past or a disappointing present. It’s a place where miraculous cures and advanced technology create a life of ease and leisure - unless of course everybody decides to go.
Stolen Worlds
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Series: The Harry Irons Books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Cooper's Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the second book of the trilogy, Harry Irons, Galactic Survey Mission Commander for the Braithwaite Corporation, stumbles upon a mission to recover an new and powerful energy source on a newly discovered planet thousands of light-years from Earth. The expedition is filled with peril as the team races against time and an assortment of foes both alien and human.
Robots Included
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of speculative stories for those readers of all ages who are interested in, or concerned about the Singularity, the introduction of truly Artificially Intelligent (AI) machines ... in other words ... ROBOTS!
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...
Time, emiT, and Time Again
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hard science fiction written to stimulate your mind without forgetting you have a heart. - In this collection of short stories and essays, each piece begins with an idea about time & an idea about love, then follow to see where they lead. Frozen time, time that flows back & forth, time modified by relativity, unrequited love, unexpected love, unconditional love, buying time, lost time & lost love.
Oracular Offspring (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
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Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In a future where processing speeds allow computers to predict the future & advancements in genetic engineering allow people to design custom children, what happens when these technologies - & a couple who haven't kept pace with post-singularity technologies - are combined to try to create a family? In this single short story, Harold and Anne must decide just what future they want for their child.
Renegade Robot
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Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's the end of the world as we know it, when the dreaded Singularity finally occurs and happens to be captured, live on tape, by agents of the Frantic News Network, which freaks out, as usual, and causes a lot of trouble for the mild-mannered nanobot exterminator who happens to get caught in the crossfire.
RAY KURZWEIL ON HUMAN LIFE EXTENSION: AN INTRODUCTION
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Ray Kurzweil studies scientific technological trends in order to assess future technological developments. He points out that technological progress is accelerating. The most momentous aspect of this growth will equate to the progress made in vanquishing disease and ultimately death. The conclusion to this paper discusses whether the Singularity amounts to progressive science or Utopian society.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
The Minded Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Brothers Rob and E-roy live in a post-technological future world tended by robotic "Personals". Their lives revolve around sports and pleasure until some robot-hating "Selfie" farmers bring E-roy into their secret, subversive Plan. The brothers soon face life-changing events that open new possibilities for serious romance, and for personal tragedy. Can ambition and honesty win against machines?