Books tagged: machines

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Once Upon a Dystopia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Cosmic Teapot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
If someone observed us from afar, they could claim that our civilization was a civilization of walls. That was its main purpose. Such observers would likely not be able to explain why. I cannot either. Walls do not protect. They just trap and kill.
Machine Impossible: Ten Technologies Humans Can Dream Only
Price: Free! Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
A compendium of ten daunting technologies that humans might never master, Machine Impossible accentuates the associated challenges and risks.
Autonomous
Price: Free! Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
There was something wrong with the way she thinks. A machine will be birthed in this world, and in their chosen purpose they will toil within those confines. There was no soul because there was no choice. You were only what you were made to do. But there's something different about her. a tantalizing glitter that suggested something deeper, and would attract all the wrong attention.
Sabots (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aging mechanic Mason is worried about his job as the factory he works in becomes increasingly automated and self-sufficient, and his survival may depend on finding ways to fix machines that aren’t broken.
Airborne Combat Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This short e-book is a great reference guide on modern military airborne combat vehicles. These airborne armored vehicles are rare and are used only by some countries. E-book provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching airborne combat vehicles.
Genomes, Menomes, Wenomes: Neuroscience and Human Dignity
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
This is a new and revised edition of Robert W. Fuller's analysis of how our understanding of selfhood affects our sense of individuality, our interpersonal relationships, and our politics.
JON-29
Price: Free! Words: 63,010. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A futuristic story of a genetically enhanced human by the name of JON-29, he has been raised by his Mother a highly advanced war machine, JON is an armored tank diver who lives only for war, but when his Mother is destroyed in battle with the enemy he must leave the confines of his steel home and try to survive in the harsh Outlands. Flesh eating mutants, warfare, and lots of action.
Serpent Wars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
What if you had the ability to grant superior technology to a sub species? What price might you extract for that gift? What if more than one entity possessed this knowledge? What if the sub species held a secret unknown to all? Serpent Wars seeks to suck you in deep to the dark side and perhaps back to the light. What should a species do with unlimited power? Accumulate wealth or your very soul.
Earthborn - The Eternal War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 236,780. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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A century ago mankind awakened within underground machine shelters, without a memory of their past. They came to belief in the eternal war between Earth, they belief created life and the miraculous devices keeping them alive, and heaven, covered in a mysterious black fog. Marcus Tungsten, a young wanderer exploring the surface world, comes upon a discovery with a very different story to tell.
The Rise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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When robots rise in popularity, they become more and more advanced until they rival humans. They compete for human jobs and fight for a human vote. This sci-fi short explores how far specialized robots can go when they are given a mind of their own.