James A. M. Richards

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iStories3
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This is a continuation of iStories2. More stories are presented together.They come from a time in the future when people and computers have become more integrated. I like to look at the impact of automation, how it will affect us, and the small details in everyday life that come with it.
The Backseat Driver
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Dave is a senior whose only remaining pleasure is riding in his self-driving car and making comments about its driving ability. Making use of the newest technologies his last wish can come true. To have his memories surreptitiously downloaded into his car so he can drive again. What's a self respecting car to do?
The Pink Hat
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lacy is taking Alyssa to the premier pediatrician in the country for her neuro development hat. As she does this she is confronting her own second thoughts about having her infant daughters development augmented. He husband Owen favors giving Alyssa a head start in life. Lacy thinks about the harms that have been done to develop the hats and whether they are as safe as advertised.
The Secret Power
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our protagonist at a low point in his life when he acquires a small power. Not a giant super power but a small whiff of something which could give him an advantage over everyone else. But all things come with a price and learning to use his power and deal with the everyday things in life comes with many trials.

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