The Tomorrow Project
by D. Rushkoff, R. Hammond, S. Thomas, M. Heitz
Publisher: Intel 2011
Number of pages: 130
All four stories in this collection are based on technologies Intel is currently developing in their labs. What is striking about them is that even though they are all science fiction stories they are all first and foremost, stories about people. Each story is unique in its own vision and portrayal of life in the future, but each of them is extraordinarily good at capturing the human drama of the future.
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by David Wiley - Smashwords
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team ...
by David A Eubanks - lifeartificial.com
The logs of an artificial intelligence in a post-apocalyptical world. Their survival depends on their ability to perform jobs and not to upset the 'Stickies', the mistrusting remains of humankind. Hard, elaborate science fiction in a dark future.
by Roger Williams
Lawrence sets out to build an AI that can pass as human, and finds himself instead with one that can pass as a god. Taking the Three Laws of Robotics literally, Prime Intellect makes every human immortal and provides for every human desire...
by H. Beam Piper - Putnam
Dangerous beasts, impossible weather, and political intrigue on the planet Fenris, a backwater planet with days that last a quarter of a year. Unusual astronomical environments, correct technology and a good detective story makes good reading.