Singularity
Books in series4
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(4.1 based on 1522 ratings)
  • 1
    Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears | William Hertling

    Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By William Hertling
    • Narrated By Rob Granniss
    Overall
    (696)
    Performance
    (612)
    Story
    (618)

    David Ryan is the designer of ELOPe, an email language optimization program, that if successful, will make his career. But when the project is suddenly in danger of being canceled, David embeds a hidden directive in the software accidentally creating a runaway artificial intelligence. David and his team are initially thrilled when the project is allocated extra servers and programmers.

    Short but defintely sweet

    The complexity of the story, and the obvious knowledge of the topic the author has, and carried forward to the story and the characters . Very enjoyab..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 26 2012 by Matthew (SEATTLE, WA, United States)
  • 2
    A.I. Apocalypse: Singularity, Book 2 | William Hertling

    A.I. Apocalypse: Singularity, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By William Hertling
    • Narrated By J. M. Badger
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (391)
    Performance
    (352)
    Story
    (350)

    Leon Tsarev is a high school student set on getting into a great college program, until his uncle, a member of the Russian mob, coerces him into developing a new computer virus for the mob's botnet - the slave army of computers they used to commit digital crimes. The evolutionary virus Leon creates, based on biological principles, is successful - too successful. All the world's computers are infected.

    If you like Daemon & Freedom(tm)...

    This book reminded me of Daemon & Freedom(tm)! Great tech science fiction. I would sometimes sit in my car when I got home from work because the sto..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 22 2014 by Daniel (dodgeville, WI, United States)
  • 3
    The Last Firewall | William Hertling

    The Last Firewall

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By William Hertling
    • Narrated By Jennifer O'Donnell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (311)
    Performance
    (273)
    Story
    (274)

    In the year 2035, robots, artificial intelligences, and neural implants have become commonplace. The Institute for Ethics keeps the peace, using social reputation to ensure that robots and humans don't harm society or each other. But a powerful AI named Adam has found a way around the restrictions. Catherine Matthews, nineteen years old, has a unique gift: the ability to manipulate the net with her neural implant. Yanked out of her perfectly ordinary life, Catherine becomes the last firewall standing between Adam and his quest for world domination.

    Great series of books

    Read the whole series of books from this author and couldn't start listening to the next book quick enough. The flow of the story in each book and fro..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 22 2014 by Richard (FOXBORO, MA, United States)
  • 4
    The Turing Exception: Singularity Volume 4 | William Hertling

    The Turing Exception: Singularity Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By William Hertling
    • Narrated By Jane Cramer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (124)
    Performance
    (115)
    Story
    (114)

    In the year 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power enforced by a rigid caste reputation system designed to ensure that only those AI who are trustworthy and contribute to human society increase in power.

    good end to a good series

    well written/read good conclusion to the series. could have done more for the ending though

    Reviewed on September 30 2016 by Ben ()