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Now in paperback--a truly visionary first novel from the most talked-about new voice in science fiction. In the 21st century, faster-than-light travel is perfected and the Eschaton, a superhuman artificial intelligence, is "born." Targeted print add.

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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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In the 21st century, faster-than-light travel is perfected and the Eschaton, a superhuman artificial intelligence, is "born." A first novel from an award-winning shortstory author.

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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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macartisan, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by macartisan)
This was Charlie Stross' first novel, and it's one of the best first novels in the sci-fi genre. It's a semi-cimic romp through a universe where humanity has suffered a 'hard launch' AI singularity - the computer systems of the planet achieve sentience & in the space of a few days achieve (as Charlie puts it), 'a weakly Godlike intelligence' - and then things get REALLY weird.

There's a lot to love here, and I can guarantee Charlie has gotten better on every novel since.
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ISBN:
9780441011797
Other:
Stross, Charles
Publisher:
Ace Books
Author:
Stross, Charles
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science / Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Singularity
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.86x4.20x.97 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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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?

"Synopsis" by , In the 21st century, faster-than-light travel is perfected and the Eschaton, a superhuman artificial intelligence, is "born." A first novel from an award-winning shortstory author.
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