Category Archives: Fiction

A Deepness in the Sky

A Deepness in the Sky (Zones of Thought) By Vernor Vinge 2000 704 pages Vinge tells the the story of the Qeng Ho, a spacefaring civilization of traders spanning thousands of lightyears.  This story centers on the adventures of one trading mission to a unusual star system ,following the exploits of the legendary founder of […]

Accelerando

Accelerando (Singularity) By Charles Stross 2004 324 pages Accelerando charts the not too distant rappidly accelerating future where some new technology or idea comes along every page.  The story follow Manfred Macx as he tries to stay one step ahead of the every changing game.  Manfred build social capital by doling out new ideas to bring the […]

Makers

Makers By Cory Doctorow 2009 416 pages Cory Doctorow chronicles the near future cycle of tech booms and busts.   Doctorow creates a compelling and complex world where characters ride the “New Work” movement from infancy to old age.  Centered around hardware hackers called makers the story opens at the dawn of a physical dot-com style […]