CREATIVE DESTRUCTION presents 8 science fiction stories -- including two short novels -- by bestselling author Edward M. Lerner. All deal with the future of technology and computing. The author writes: "Computing is mere decades young, a set of technologies we have scarcely begun to develop. It's already been quite a ride. Now: Imagine every gadget around you becoming ever faster, cheaper, tinier, more interconnected, more intelligent . . . especially more intelligent. The stories in Creative Destruction explore what we could face in the next half century or so: artificial intelligence, malicious software to makes us nostalgic for mere viruses, ever-more-perfect virtual reality, direct neural interfaces to computers, ubiquitous networks, and more. The internet. That was nothing." Included are: INTRODUCTION, by Stanley Schmidt FOREWORD, by Edward M. Lerner THE DAY OF THE RFIDS SURVIVAL INSTINCT WHAT A PIECE OF WORK IS MAN BY THE RULES INIQUITOUS COMPUTING CATCH A FALLING STAR SETTLEMENT CREATIVE DESTRUCTION
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|Size: ||323 KB|
|Publisher: ||Wildside Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781479406166 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|