Loosely based on Larry Niven's 1973 novella Flash Crowd, Red Tide continues to examine the social consequences of the impact of having instantaneous teleportation, where humans can instantly travel long distances in milliseconds. This is a theme that has fascinated the author throughout his career and even appears in his seminal work, Ringworld, where the central character celebrates his birthday by instantly teleporting himself to different time zones, extending his birthday.
Doctor Toby Glyer has effected miracle cures with the use of nanotechnology. But Glyer’s controversial nanites are more than just the latest technological advance, they are a new form of life - and they have more uses than just medical. Glyer’s nanites also have the potential to make everyone on Earth rich from the wealth of asteroids.
"Boring, unbelievable nano junk!"
What is it about the top percentile of high earners in business, and how can you “join the club”? Join job and career experts as they share their experience and wisdom on how to find the perfect job and get promoted faster. Explore how to approach the job market to quickly find those hard-to-find jobs, then approach these opportunities in such a way that your job application stands out from the competition.
"Eh, mostly hype with a few small gems"
Paul Brite's extraordinary life took him through every major event of the 20th Century in the United States with the exception of World War One. In the thirties he rode the rails as a teenager during the Great Depression to escape the grinding poverty of the rural South. To survive, he worked as a cowboy and as a bouncer in a whorehouse. In the forties he fought across France, survived the Battle of the Bulge, and took part in the liberation of a Nazi concentration camp. He was part of one of the most brutal acts by American troops against SS guards.