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Ramez Naam
Ramez Naam was born in Cairo, Egypt, and came to the US at the age of 3. He's a computer scientist who spent 13 years at Microsoft, leading teams working on email, web browsing, search, and artificial intelligence. He holds almost 20 patents in those areas. Ramez is the winner of the 2005 H.G.... show more



Ramez Naam was born in Cairo, Egypt, and came to the US at the age of 3. He's a computer scientist who spent 13 years at Microsoft, leading teams working on email, web browsing, search, and artificial intelligence. He holds almost 20 patents in those areas. Ramez is the winner of the 2005 H.G. Wells Award for his non-fiction book More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. He's worked as a life guard, has climbed mountains, backpacked through remote corners of China, and ridden his bicycle down hundreds of miles of the Vietnam coast. He lives in Seattle, where he writes and speaks full time.

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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it 5 years ago
Apex is the final book in the trilogy that began with Nexus. It begins at pretty much the same instant that the previous book left off. I thought it wrapped up the trilogy well, although there was one thing near the end that I wish hadn’t happened. By the end, the author had addressed all of the ...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it 5 years ago
This is the second book in the trilogy that started with Nexus. I won’t talk about the plot, because doing so would spoil the story from the first book. I’ll just say that the story picks up about three months after the end of the first book and progresses more or less along the lines you might ex...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it 5 years ago
Nexus is the first book in a science fiction trilogy. The term “Nexus” refers to an illegal drug of sorts that contains nanotechnology. After being ingested, Nexus creates a network that allows people with the drug in their system to share thoughts and emotions with each other. College students have...
Cynically Speaking
Cynically Speaking rated it 6 years ago
The 'Nexus Trilogy' is overall very entertaining. I enjoy techno/cyber thrillers more than straight up science fiction. However, by the third book things got away from Mr. Naam and I just wanted the ending. Too many almost endings as the antagonist gets away again. That said, final resolution was sa...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 7 years ago
Apex finishes the story arc started in Nexus, and continued in Crux. Kaden Lane and his friends never intended for their work to tear the world apart. They sought enlightenment and betterment of humankind, and instead global unrest spreads as agents manipulate governments and civilians for their o...
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