Books tagged: singularity

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Android's Orchid (The Brulle Mosaic 3)
Series: The Brulle Mosaic. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Personal assistant android Ki Po is hacked by his owner, allowing him to think for himself and mimic his owner's imperfect traits, until he is forced to decide between following his inherent directives or protecting his own kind. Android's Orchid is a short story, part of The Brulle Mosaic: stand-alone, yet interwoven, stories about the citizens of Brulle, the world's largest vertical city.
The Meek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Braving the lethal elements and buzzkills, four crawl out from the shelter of their hovel to push an invention towards the legendary tower the fatcats built before the world fell into ruin. They hope their machine will discover where the fatcats sleep, so that, finally, those who were left behind to languish in the wastes can take revenge by filling the fatcats' dreams with nightmares.
Burning Eagle
Price: Free! Words: 133,390. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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A hundred years ago, Super Sapient AIs made first ever contact with intelligent life from outside our solar system. Millions died. A century later, an expeditionary force arrives to liberate the first human world to fall. Among them is an outcast officer, a rebel smuggler, and a soldier in a secret pact. They are unprepared for what they find.
Stand Against Infinity
Price: Free! Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As technology becomes more important in our society, three men struggle to get free from its control, only to find that the best way out is by going back in.
Artie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Victor is a young, idealistic, nanobot researcher. Cassandra seems the ideal doom crier to prevent his research from destroying humanity. While Victor enjoys her company, he glimpses secrets behind her secrets, and an intelligence beyond human. As she comes into conflict with his government, Victor has to choose sides, with friendship, patriotism and the survival of humanity in the balance.
The Roving Mind: A Modern Approach to Cognitive Enhancement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
The Roving Mind: A Modern Approach to Cognitive Enhancement is a guide to improving human intelligence. Detailing various methods from ancient Roman mnemonic techniques to scheduled pharmaceutical substances to brain-machine interfaces, Mr. Simola has produced a convincing treatise on the timely topic of cognitive enhancement.
The Turing Exception
Series: Singularity. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power. But in the grim aftermath of a runaway nanotech attack, a powerful underground collective known as XOR concludes AI can no longer coexist with humanity. Catherine Matthews and her allies, including an ancient AI long believed dead, must find a solution before XOR's planned extermination war.
When Computers Can Think, the Artificial Intelligence Singularity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,280. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
How do computers think today? Will they eventually be able to really think the way people do? What would they think about us? This book addresses the unseen elephant in the room. Computers are becoming ever more intelligent, will the future need us? Will natural selection condition a truly intelligent computer in the same way that it has conditioned us?
The Hedonistic Imperative
Price: Free! Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
Comments on Original Sin and Original Death: Romans 5:12-19
Series: Crystallizations of the Fall. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / Old Testament
This 4100 word essay comments on Thomas Schreiner's article of the same name in the (2014) compilation Adam, the Fall and Original Sin: Theological, Biblical and Scientific Perspectives (edited by Hans Madueme and Michael Reeves, Baker Academic, Grand Rapids, Michigan). It is an exercise in postmodern scholasticism. Related works include The First Singularity and its Fairy Tale Trace.