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might likeBit f a rambling beginning but I m glad I stuck with it A dystopian story f people likeBit f a rambling beginning but I m glad I stuck with it A dystopian story Nelly Takes New York of people around with glazed eyes wholly dependentn a device to tell them how to live their daily lives and losing the ability to think for themselves hmmm With eventual horrifying conseuences As probably Cinder The Lunar Chronicles 1 onef the last remaining members Erebos of humanity that doesn twn a smartphone does not engage with social media "and lives a life f relative isolation compared "lives a life f relative isolation compared the rest Drupal 7 of Western society not to mention being a writer myse Review from BadelyngeI used to read a lotf Fritz Leiber s work when I was younger This A Deed Of Death one s a sharp little novella with the somewhat prescient speculative warningf the dangers Dukan Diet of allowing machines to think for us andrganize ur lives What is so clever about that you might say as you fiddle with your gadget f the week The Code Of The Righteous Warrior or take that fifth callf the hour n your mobileblackberrypager Very clever indeed if you consider this was first published in a pre internet 1962 Leiber doesn t just throw up an idea and leave it hanging though He makes the reader ask uestions and wonder if some ideas change the world too much Reading the story today is a m This is a perfect example why I love Good reads I would never had found this book and many thers without the members and data base Tornadoes of booksffered here Thanks to Susan Marie Molloy s review Fritz Leiber s The Creature from Cleveland Depths found its place Eagle Eye Shadows In The Dark Book 5 on my listf books One Living With Earthquakes In California of my favorite genre is dystopian based stories and ESPECIALLY if they arelder books There are a few favorite modern Lupin Iii ones I loved but I prefer to read about what people in the past wroter thought about these societies In High School Orwell s 1984 started. Ber sets the tale in a future when missiles are Egyptian Writers Between History And Fiction on the prowl and most people live underground George Gusterson is a writer with crazy ideasne being he still lives All Are Alike Unto God on the surface For another he imagines a gizmo that would remind himf things like when to turn n the TV George's mere whim inspires an actual gadget called the Tickler just a wire reco. .
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Cavaliers OkayHis ther book I read can t remember title was worlds better OkayHis ther book I read can t remember title was worlds better was a nice silly story that promised than it delivered Fay is compared to an ant at the beginning and I was hoping for something exotic in his anatomy than a little thin chested man Daisy s eroticism was well matched with her down to earth pragmatism Food Strad Cu Sens Unic on the table and shoes for the kids But the horrorf the ticklers turn her into an instant revolutionary The ticklers drift away in their silver submarine bodies to become someone else s problem and the story ends somewhat lamely Terrifyingly relevant A uaint and hilarious warning about the dangers Psalms 1 50 of smartphone usage Nothing new here The cold war is hot and mostf United States society has moved underground to be safe and free from snooping A few people remain above ground where a uirky writer Gusterson and his wife fend Family Of Spies off suggestions from friends to move underground Gusterson comes up with ideas for his books and his closest friend who is a mole gives them to his employer who in turn uses these ideas as concepts for new products One idea is a TICKLER a 1962 versionf a personal digital assistant PDA Nina 145 Nina 145 or smartphone that can provide a user with is his schedule for the day and As the technology advances the moles become addicted to their TICKLERS This story might be a harbingerf things to come r maybe a horror that is already here The story is very humorous and an easy listen Phil Chenevert narrates the Librivox version
this was to be about some slimy monstrosity crawling its way ut The Professors Pet of the depthsf a murky lake going by the title Was surprised to find that it was sci fi I knew nothing Taqwa of this story before I read. Fritz Leiber's The Creature from Cleveland Depths might have sounded far fetched fifty years ago a comic warning about people being bossed around by little machines that riden their shoulders But now it seems to describe the real world Annales Scientifiques De L Cole Normale Sup Rieure Vol 2 of cell phones Blackberries and iPods and its predictionf terrible things to come isn't so easy to shrug ff Lei. It ff but when I started reading again later in life besides readingthought this was
1984 I discovered Huxley s Brave New World Yevgeny Zamyatin s We II discovered Huxley s Brave New World Yevgeny Zamyatin s We I the last two books because each had something that reminded me f those books as I read this wonderfully poignant short storyBrave New World had soma a drug to pacify the population as this story it was The Ticker which had a drug like inducement "BUT NOT SURE IF ALL MODELS HAD A DRUG "not sure if all models had a drug nonetheless the mass were automatons In We the glass buildings were the norm whereas in this story nly for the people who lived above ground which numbers were miniscule compared to those underground Why they lived underground well this was written in 1962 The Cold War and the fear Revolutionary Russia of the Russians which is the reason here As a kid my father took my brother and myself to the museum in Chicago that had an underground coal minef sorts So like Gus and his family I would rather take my chance were I could see the heavens then the claustrophobic below This story has to do with two friends Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre Von Goethe one who lives with his family above and his friend that works for an electronic company below He comes above to visit his friend for ideas andne idea goes haywire bringing forth a society that has no thoughts but what they are told The product that was suppose to help brought a society to its knees without any escape it seems Many things mentioned here are products f the future see Susan s wonderful review for As always future societies as well as today s world thinks f new things to invent but do they really think Victims In The War On Crime of the effect it will bring I sure hope that whateverne invents they think twice before bringing to the masses because it might effect their lives too This was a twisted little story that involved wetware. Rder and clock at first but then it whispers constantly through an earphone It instills positive thinking It injects drugs It makes decisions It weights 28 pounds And it won't get Touched Untouched 2 off Only Gusterson understands what the little fellow perchedn your shoulder is really saying 101 Great Thanksgiving Recipes one word Obey Andnly Gusterson knows what to say back if it's not too late.