Luís Carlos Eiras

Biography

I am a brazilian writer. So far I've written three books:
1) Viagem ao País de Tropicana, A Quinta Viagem de Gulliver (1982) (Voyage of Tropicana, the Fifth Voyage of Gulliver)
A sequel to Swift´s Gulliver's Travels.
2) A Expansão da Memória (1986/1988) (Memory expansion)
Two computer technicians who are expanding the memory of a company's computer make a series of discoveries concerning the real workings of the capitalist system. A satire on computers, capitalism, and business administration, making use of concepts drawn from cybernetics and physics (entropy, thermodynamics).
These books are registered in the Library of Congress.
3) And now, by Smashwords, I published O Teste de Turing (the Turing Test), a novel about banks, artificial intelligence and the sin of usury.

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Books

O Teste de Turing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A young businessman, owner of a softhouse, Alan Turing Expert Systems, signs a contract with a major bank to deploy an artificial intelligence system for automatic analysis of credit. The service saves the Alan Turing from bankruptcy. But, its employees begin to discover more about the bank than is prudent know.

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