This collection features three stories that set the scene for the Installed Intelligence series!
They thought Chris was dead when they installed his brain onto a computer. But he wasn’t – and now there are two of him.
It was a simple mistake to make, but no one had ever made it before. There was a flesh-and-blood Chris Santson as well as a digital counterpart – known as an installed intelligence. Now Installed Global, the company responsible for duplicating Chris’s personality, will do anything to cover up their mistake.
Can Chris protect his installed intelligence – or I.I. – before Installed Global erases him?
When you implant a computer into your brain, you’re also building a door anyone could step through.
PowerSoft’s cerebral computer launched to thunderous applause and intense excitement. For the first time in history, consumers could operate a powerful computer with only their minds. The C.C. can translate any thought into a command, allowing control over autonomous navigation, instant communication, and total connectivity. However, if a computer can read your thoughts, so can a person.
This is the story of the first cyber attack on the human brain.
World War III left the planet devastated—and the radiation is spreading. In less than fifty years, all life on Earth will be extinct. That is, unless someone does something.
A corporation with a dubious past steps in to create the most powerful artificial intelligence ever made, designed to run up radiation cleanup equipment without endangering human workers. Some people, however, are worried what a super AI could do in the wrong hands.
In a bleak post-war world, most people find solace in escapism, achieved mostly by an enormous net of virtual reality servers called the Cloud. Norman Pellick, a mod programmer, is tasked by his clan leader to design the perfect alternative to a dangerous, soulless AI.
This is the story of the creation of the first installed intelligence.
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