Autonomous

Product Number: EB00694496
Released: Sep 19, 2017
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780765392091
Please log in to view pricing

Description

"Autonomous is to biotech and AI what Neuromancer was to the Internet."—Neal Stephenson "Something genuinely and thrillingly new in the naturalistic, subjective, paradoxically humanistic but non-anthropomorphic depiction of bot-POV—and all in the service of vivid, solid storytelling."—William Gibson When anything can be owned, how can we be free Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who can't otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their work, doing repetitive tasks until they become unsafe or insane. Hot on her trail, an unlikely pair: Eliasz, a brooding military agent, and his robotic partner, Paladin. As they race to stop information about the sinister origins of Jack's drug from getting out, they begin to form an uncommonly close bond that neither of them fully understand. And underlying it all is one fundamental question: Is freedom possible in a culture where everything, even people, can be owned? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

x-large
Author(s): Annalee Newitz
Genre: Sci Fi
Original Publish Date: Sep 19, 2017

You can find this title in the following lists:

All formats/editions

eAudio
x-large
Author(s): Annalee Newitz
Narrator(s): Jennifer Ikeda
Genre: Sci Fi
Product Number Z100126149
Released: Sep 19, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781427290731

Sign up for our email newsletter