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Newcomer: Chapter 5
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A story in which Kali has a conversation with a Murder of Post Apocalyptic crows.
The Epic of Gilbert Mesh
You set the price! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The ancient epic of Gilgamesh is reimagined in the present, as a confrontation with human notions of mortality in the face of emergent artificial intelligence. An epic poem in blank verse, because why not?
The Artificial Intelligence Conspiracy: How the World's Elites Plan to Replace Everybody Else with Intelligent Machines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Essay » Technology
Once machines are able to do all of our jobs, why would their owners bother to keep the rest of humanity around? This book reveals the chilling end point of today's rapid developments, and features a timely call to action for those of us who refuse to be discarded.
All the Retros at the New Cotton Club
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bernice had a good life with Bobby. She mighta been the second wife but to him she was number one. Then he died of cancer--something that not even the modern docs who could treat a ninety-year-old man to look like he was twenty-five again could cure. There was money, but only if she hosted his A.I. for three years--his "ghost."
Harbingers of the Dawn: Book 2 of the Dawn Saga
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The nano-machines known as the Breakers continue to flood across the galaxy, led by the cunning and sadistic Crasor Tah Ahn. His next target is the Founder of the Ashamine, knowing the supreme leader’s death will plunge humanity into pandemonium. With the Akked Galaxy on the brink of chaos, will anyone be able to resist the power of the Breakers?
Newcomer Chapter 2: A Serial Flash Fiction Novel
Series: The World of Newcomer. Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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After waking up in a strange pod with her last memories of being in a hospital bed, Cali explores the forest outside her pod and dreams strange dreams.
Newcomer: Chapter 1- A Serial Flash Fiction Novel
Series: The World of Newcomer. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Cali wakes up in a strange glass pod with no memory of how she got there. But questions about where she is and how she arrived aren’t nearly as strange as another radical difference. This is a startling, impossible change Cali detects in herself.
Reflections on Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software development & engineering / general
A lot of people are talking about “superintelligent AI” these days. But what are they talking about? Indeed, what is “intelligence” in the first place? This question is often left unanswered in discussions about the perils and promises of AI -- an omission from which much confusion follows. More clarity and skepticism about this term “intelligence” is desperately needed. Hence this book.
The Genesis of Quave
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,010. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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The story of the titular ‘Quave’ concerns a group of politically motivated hackers work out of a converted apartment in Queens, New York, and after failing to hack a bank with a tradi-tional virus, decide to create something entirely new – a virus that becomes more than just a virus – a virus that becomes its own functioning entity.
Mind, Machine, and the Empathic Revolution: Manifesto for a New World
Price: Free! Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Like most revolutionaries, I have a dream: of genuine empathy between people -- as to truly see through someone else’s eyes, and discover all it can teach us. Also in the revolutionary spirit, I have a manifesto, presented as the following essay.