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Playtoon and Colonel Lex
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Series: KIDS and APPS, Book 3. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Computers
Getting rid of the Queen, produce a new generation of robotized ants; this is what Colonel Lex has in mind. Playtoon, a funny and honest worker ant, finds himself drawn into the Colonel's plot. Playtoon has to snatch a Queen's hair for the Colonel Lex DNA experiment. A humorous intrigue, Playtoon and Colonel Lex is volume 3 of Playtoon series. Amazing pictures excellent for ereaders
Solomon
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Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
It's 1957 and aliens that resemble us but say very little about their origins are trading technology and advanced machines for some of our soil.Quickly companies form partnerships with the extraterrestrials and single mother, Lydia Meyer is convinced by a slick salesman that used to sell vacuum cleaners to purchase a new Solomon series robot to be a companion for her lonely son. It goes badly.
Vita Artificiale
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Series: Le Ombre di Marte, 4. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Anni '20 del '900 in un mondo parallelo in cui 30 anni fa alieni che tutti credo marziani hanno invaso la Terra, per morire in seguito ad un'epidemia. L'umanità, evolutarsi studiandone i relitti, vede convivere carrozze a cavalli ed armi a raggi, macchine a vapore e robot elettromeccanici, dirigibili, biplani e cannoniere fluttuanti. In questo quarto volume della serie "Le Ombre di Marte."
Orchid Constellations (Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale #2)
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Series: The Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 201,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An employee struggles against a tyrannical and stifling corporation. A mad young scientist builds a woman with more life and will than he intended. A sheriff seeks to escape an alien-infested colony world. These are just a few of the science fiction stories you'll find in this collection.
Palude Alligatore (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #4)
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Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In questa seconda avventura, il commesso della Re-Life Associati James Cricket dovrà vedersela con un padre arrabbiato, una figlia che vuole andarsene, ed un pianeta popolato da strane e pericolose creature selvagge. E' una novelette Sci-Fi di circa 11.000 parole. Spero vi piaccia! * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
The Pains of a Prototype
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Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dimio is Professor Lukonin's greatest creation. Now Dimio, the android, is venturing out in the world on his own. He finds out that life can be full of rust and ruin and all he wants is to be in the care of his father. 13:34 Fables are fantasy and science fiction parables based off Biblical principals. The Pains of a Prototype is a 13:34 Fable. Check out www.1334fables.com
Research Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
David hadn’t been sure what kind of job he could get after college, but he definitely wasn’t expecting what he got. But Research Island, an experimental archipelago filled with gigantic robots, jetpacks, microwave weapons, mammoths, wind tunnels, and more fantastic creations, has never been what anybody expected.
Inner Workings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Mil-spec work was kind of a pain, but Winnifred Gurry was happy to take it on because it helped fund her research on her own pet project: a humanoid clank-bot to learn multiple tasks and serve as her shop assistant. She never expected a metal construct to be the catalyst for change in her work with military liaison Major Dewar - or for her assistant to be commandeered.
Socrates, Unafraid
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Bodies, Brains, People and Machines
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Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
All human brains are similar but differences in development and surroundings make each one unique. They provide, memory,consciousness,thought,emotions and pleasure. Inbuilt tendencies partially modifiable by experience influence choice, values, morality, avarice, aggression and social activity. Our limitations make us dependent on computerized machines. To live well we must remain their masters.