By Daniel Suarez
Already an underground sensation, a high-tech mystery for the instant age that explores the unthinkable results of a working laptop or computer software operating with no human control—a daemon—designed to dismantle society and produce a couple of new international order
Technology controls virtually every thing in our modern day global, from distant access on our automobiles to entry to our houses, from the flight controls of our airplanes to the activities of the full global financial system. hundreds of thousands of independent computing device courses, or daemons, make our networked global attainable, working consistently within the historical past of our lives, trafficking email, shifting cash, and tracking energy grids. For the main half, daemons are benign, however the similar can’t consistently be stated for the folk who layout them.
Matthew Sobol was once a mythical machine online game designer—the architect in the back of half-a-dozen renowned on-line video games. His untimely loss of life depressed either avid gamers and his company’s inventory rate. yet Sobol’s lovers aren’t the one ones to notice his passing. whilst his obituary is published on-line, a formerly dormant daemon prompts, starting up a series of occasions meant to resolve the material of our hyper-efficient, interconnected international. With Sobol’s secrets and techniques buried besides him, and as new layers of his daemon are unleashed at each flip, it’s as much as an not likely alliance to decipher his difficult plans and wrest the area from the grab of a anonymous, faceless enemy—or discover ways to stay in a society during which we're not up to speed. . . .
computing device know-how professional Daniel Suarez blends haunting high-tech realism with gripping suspense in an genuine, advanced mystery within the culture of Michael Crichton, Neal Stephenson, and William Gibson.