A.C. Houston


I am a linguist and computer programmer who has worked on AI-based decision-support systems, an online strategy game and a semantic search engine. Current interests, besides writing fiction, include bioinformatics and ontology design. I love dogs, good wine, sailboats and scuba diving.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
The Midwest and California. Living in different places made me aware of the importance of setting in a story, how reality is anchored to location.
When did you first start writing?
I kept daily diaries as a pre-teen and teenager. I wrote a few short stories in high school.
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Blind Tasting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Where: Silicon Valley When: present day Who: three curious, driven friends What: a killer app that doesn't run on digital hardware Why? they want to change the world

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