Three Laws Lethal by David Walton audiobook

Three Laws Lethal

By David Walton
Read by Shawn Compton

Blackstone Publishing 9781633885608
11.40 Hours Unabridged
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A science fiction thriller in which fleets of self-driving cars make life-and-death choices In a near-future New York City, where self-driving cars roam the city streets, rival entrepreneurs Brandon and Tyler compete to produce the smartest AIs, training them in a virtual game world to anticipate traffic and potential customers better than the competition. As the two rivals struggle to dominate the market, their personal enmity pushes them to attack each other’s reputations, hack each other’s cars, and develop ever more sophisticated algorithms to keep their customers safe. The result? Intelligent computers that excel at using all available data to determine which humans should live, and which should die. Only Naomi, inventor of the virtual world in which the AIs train, recognizes that they are developing goals of their own—goals for which they are willing to kill. But will she stop them, or will she help her creations achieve their full potential?

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Summary

Summary

A science fiction thriller in which fleets of self-driving cars make life-and-death choices

In a near-future New York City, where self-driving cars roam the city streets, rival entrepreneurs Brandon and Tyler compete to produce the smartest AIs, training them in a virtual game world to anticipate traffic and potential customers better than the competition. As the two rivals struggle to dominate the market, their personal enmity pushes them to attack each other’s reputations, hack each other’s cars, and develop ever more sophisticated algorithms to keep their customers safe. The result? Intelligent computers that excel at using all available data to determine which humans should live, and which should die.

Only Naomi, inventor of the virtual world in which the AIs train, recognizes that they are developing goals of their own—goals for which they are willing to kill. But will she stop them, or will she help her creations achieve their full potential?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An expanding universe of delight.” Washington Post, praise for the author
“Walton has brought hard sci-fi roaring back to life.” Wall Street Journal, praise for the author
“Impressive and often brilliant.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the author
“Walton’s Three Laws Lethal gives the reader exciting insights into the threats and the promises that are coming our way.” Vernor Vinge, five-time Hugo Award winner
Three Laws Lethal jumps off Asimov, Heinlein, and the best of Robert J. Sawyer, in a brilliant, breathtaking novel we the Uber generation have been awaiting. Flat-out superb.” Paul Levinson, author of The Plot to Save Socrates

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Author

Author Bio: David Walton

Author Bio: David Walton

David Walton is the author of several science fiction novels and was a recipient of the Philip K. Dick Award for his first novel Terminal Mind. He lives a double life as a top-secret engineer working with the US intelligence community by day.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 11.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English