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Among the Wild Cybers

Among the Wild Cybers© 2018 Christopher L. Bennett 256 pages In the not-so-distant future, humanity’s exploration of the cosmos has begun in earnest — driven in part by the plight of Earth, with collapsing ecosystems forcing outward movement.  Among the Wild … Continue reading

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Overclocked

Overclocked: More Stories of the Future Present© 2016 Cory Doctorow388 pages I’d never heard of Cory Doctorow before  this week, but I encountered his name on a list of promising SF authors and looked him up. Amazon obliged my curiosity … Continue reading

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Cell

Cell© 2014 Robin Cook416 pages The future of medicine is here, in the form of a smartphone that can function as a medical diagnostic tool, complete with a machine-learning program called “iDoc” which monitors patients’ diets and vitals,  chatting with … Continue reading

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The Future of the Mind

The Future of the Mind: the Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind© 2014 Michio Kaku400 pages In The Future of the Mind, physicist Michio Kaku talks with psychologists and neurologists like V.S. Ramachandran (Phantoms in the Brain, … Continue reading

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?© 1968 Phillip K. Dick210 pages In a world ruined by nuclear war, most animals are extinct and most humans who can have fled for the cold, distant colonies of Mars.  Technical civilization has survived, … Continue reading

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The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress © 1966 Robert Heinlein 382 pages So you say you want a revolution? Bozhemoi! The Moon is a Harsh Mistress combines politics and science fiction to follow a colonial rebellion…in space. In the year … Continue reading

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