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Recent Reviews

Great extrapolation of today‚Äôs media and Artificial Intelligence.¬†Reminiscent of William Gibson and Neal Stephenson. Great extrapolation of today’s media and Artificial intelligence. I think this guy is a great new talent and look forward to reading more of his work. Highly recommend.

S.A. McInnis – Perion Synthetics

Pleasantly surprised non-techie. Let me begin by conceding that I do not often read hi-tech science fiction novels. I do enjoy a wide variety of fiction, including fantasy, so I hope my input will be helpful nevertheless. I received an advance copy of this book, and did not know what to expect. As a newbie to this genre, I was pleasantly surprised. Though I wasn’t familiar with many of the “hi-tech” terms, the author did an excellent job interweaving his explanations within his text without slowing down the flow of the book. His characters are engaging and they caught my interest enough that the deeper philosophical/social issues the author delves into completely blindsided me. It was a positive effect. I won’t spoil anything, but he uses a story about synthetic humans and computer augmentations to question larger ethical issues in media reporting, government control, and technological warfare (e.g. Drones, weapons of mass destruction, etc.). These issues do not weigh down the text, and the author uses a fair share of snide humor to keep the interpersonal relationships from being overshadowed. There’s even a little love for all of us romantics out there. All in all, The only thing I found lacking from the text was a cogent reason why someone would want to undergo technological augmentations on themselves when it leaves a person so susceptible to someone else controlling those augmentations. That might be an issue he deals with in one of his other books though (which I’ve since learned all are set in the same “universe”). The book is entertaining and worth a read.

Sarah Buhidma – Perion Synthetics
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