Singularity Sky (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 29, 2004 - Fiction - 352 pages
41 Reviews
Four hundred years in the future, time travel has been perfected and groundbreaking developments in Artificial Intelligence have been made. But is this a great step forward for humanity--or its ultimate downfall?


  

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Review: Singularity Sky (Eschaton #1)

User Review  - Cliff - Goodreads

Pretty fun, original read. Has some interesting concepts about AI, both its possible abilities, and lack of understanding. There was some pretty trippy stuff in the book too, that made me just think ... Read full review

Review: Singularity Sky (Eschaton #1)

User Review  - Lee - Goodreads

I am hovering around the 3.879435 out of 5 for this book. No quiet a 4 but way better than a 3. Stross is ....... well, he is....... you see he write like......... That sums up Stross. He is just out ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Gathering Storm
11
Preparations for Departure
28
The Spacelike Horizon
44
The Admirals Man
70
Wolf Depository Incident
99
Telegram from the Dead
131
A Semiotic War
158
Diplomatic Behavior
193
Invitation to an Execution
208
Circus of Death
231
Bouncers
245
Jokers
258
The Telephone Repairman
283
Delivery Service
300
Epilogue
331

Confessions
172

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About the author (2004)

Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.

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