Books tagged: singularity

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No Time Like The Present
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,010. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Categories: 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
Series: The Harry Irons Books, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Cooper's Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
Digital Dystopia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: 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...
Renegade Robot
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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.
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: 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?
Version Innocent
Price: Free! Words: 149,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tired of immortality? Take a break from life, back your self up, dissolute, and wake up ten..twenty..even a hundred years later refreshed, young, and ready to live again IN THE FUTURE. That was the sales pitch. The virus hit hard and fast wiping the only backups of thousands. It's murder pure and simple, a rare and unthinkable crime in this age. And why the urgent need to find Sam Storm 6.7?
System Failure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The exciting conclusion to Version Innocent. The restoration genie is out of the bottle. Terra and Greg must continue their mission to free Mars and the rest of the Solar System from the tyranny of the establishment. Those in power will stop at nothing to prevent their return to civilization. The future of humanity hangs in the balance in this thrill ride across the solar system.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Engineers attempting to determine the nature of a mysterious alien artifact make a horrifying discovery.