Books tagged: technology failures

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The Blind Blacksmith
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Series: The Blind Blacksmith. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 22nd century, a blind man uses the blacksmith's tools to defeat an enemy of the humans on a distant planet where much of the modern technology has failed.
Watch Out For Warden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The loss of a treasured friend. An outsider who can't connect with her old life. A view from the inside. A strange indoctrination. A man who only wants to be reunited with his family. Everyday concerns and feelings combine with technology to create five short stories by Jill Potenti where average characters struggle to maintain their identity and sometimes their life.
Cowboys and Indians
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Series: The Blind Blacksmith. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The next generation of blacksmiths arrive on Altron in time to help Stephen Alphonzo (the blind blacksmith) forge a new treaty with the knifewraiths, but they find they must soon leave to help forge a treaty with off-worlders who are threatening the rest of the civilized worlds of the galaxy. Sequel to: The Blind Blacksmith.
Downsized
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Author Mark O'Neal embarks on a journey of mental exploration and soul searching after being laid off from his job of sixteen years. O'Neal's short narrative (5000 words) chronicles the first three months of his unemployment in Chicago, Illinois; and this gripping account of the everyday challenges a displaced worker faces is something that people from all walks of life can comprehend.
Notes from the Cafe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the tradition of Dostoevsky's Notes from the Underground, Notes from the Cafe is a powerful intellectual indictment against the information age. R.F. Georgy offers us a chilling commentary on an age that is drowning in information. We live in an age where experts and specialists have become the prophets of our time, actors and sports players are mythological heroes, and mediocrity is our virtue