A Calculated Life
Publish date: September 24th 2013
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
Set in a future Manchester where cognitive implantation has become the norm and one company has gone further in terms of providing (and contracting out) individuals like Jayna, who work for both the public and private sector, doing complex mathematical modelling tasks, I found A Calculated Life to b...
This is a slow starting but ultimately moving “wow!” of a story, set in a dystopian future Manchester with three types of “humans”: humans with a moderate amount of genetic engineering to help them resist social evils like addiction, genetically engineered humans who have been enhanced with implant...
Jayna is a super-intelligent kind-of computer-like person who works for a big company trying to see trends in everything. As she's always analysing stuff she might just find some data that could turn her life (and the world like she knows it) around. In the beginning I liked her mathematical way o...
Jayna is a simulation of a person...or she's a person...or maybe there isn't any difference. She's designed to be smart, compliant, and happy, though those plans for her don't necessarily survive contact with the real world.This book is very much post-cyberpunk, which I find to be a comfortable sub-...
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