The Resource Proof of concept, Gwyneth Jones

Proof of concept, Gwyneth Jones

Label
Proof of concept
Title
Proof of concept
Statement of responsibility
Gwyneth Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a desperately overcrowded future Earth, crippled by climate change, the most unlikely hope is better than none. Governments turn to Big Science to provide them with the dreams that will keep the masses compliant. The Needle is one such dream, an installation where the most abstruse theoretical science is being tested: science that might make human travel to a habitable exoplanet distantly feasible. When the Needle's director offers her underground compound as a training base, Kir is thrilled to be invited to join the team, even though she knows it's only because her brain is host to a quantum artificial intelligence called Altair. But Altair knows something he can't tell. Kir, like all humans, is programmed to ignore future dangers. Between the artificial blocks in his mind, and the blocks evolution has built into his host, how is he going to convince her the sky is falling?
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Gwyneth A
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Artificial intelligence
Label
Proof of concept, Gwyneth Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9780765391445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn958351042
  • (OCoLC)958351042
Label
Proof of concept, Gwyneth Jones
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9780765391445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn958351042
  • (OCoLC)958351042

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