There’s an old curse: “may you live in interesting times.” Right now, we live on the cusp of one of the most interesting times in the history of mankind. A number of incredible and incredibly terrifying technologies loom just over the horizon. Few...
Bitcoin Magazine just posted my article Why Charles Stross Doesn’t Know a Thing about Bitcoin. It’s a response to one of my favorite SF authors, Charles Stross, who recently wrote a piece called Why I Want Bitcoin to Die in a Fire. It got picked up by...
If you get your sci-fi book fix from Amazon.com then you probably know author Hugh Howey. It’s hard to miss someone whose books routinely camp out on the top 100 bestselling sci-fi/fantasy books on Amazon. At one point Howey’s books even took up six of...
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In 2458, on a continent sized starship with its own atmosphere and an entire civilization churning inside, the poor live in rotting organic cities and the rich live in massive orbital mansions drifting in the clouds. When a hooker plunges from the sixty-sixth floor of an opulent nightclub and a senator is found dead in his room, the police call on Lieutenant Durante Hoskin to solve what swiftly becomes a string of murders of the rich and powerful. Now Hoskin must stop a vicious and brilliant sociopath, who’s executing the elite, erasing their memories and exposing their lives to an angry public, before his society explodes in open class war.
Four cutting edge science fiction short stories from the Age of Transcendence Saga
Fury of the Sun Gods - A military family is ripped apart by their choices and allegiances as China explodes in civil war.
When Once We Dreamed - When the Sol Sys economy collapses, surgery that eliminates the need for sleep seems to offer the unemployed new hope.
The Illustrated Scriptures - When a visionary prophet records his whole life on his internal nanonets, his memories becomes the VR bible for a new religion that threatens to sweep away the ancient religions of ink and wood pulp.
In the Cracks of the Machine - The robot revolution is here, but it’s not what we expected.