Eating Robots: And Other Stories by Stephen OramEating Robots: And Other Stories by Stephen Oram

Eating Robots: And Other Stories

byStephen Oram

Paperback | May 31, 2017

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The future is bright...or is it?

Step into a high-tech vision of the future with author of Quantum Confessions and Fluence Stephen Oram. Featuring health-monitoring mirrors, tele-empathic romances and limb-repossessing bailiffs, Eating Robots explores the collision of utopian dreams and twisted realities in a world where humanity and technology are becoming ever more intertwined.

Sometimes funny, often unsettling, and always with a word of warning, these thirty sci-fi shorts will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page.

Stephen Oram writes thought provoking stories that mix science fiction with social comment, mainly in a recognisable near-future. As 2016 Author in Residence at Virtual Futures, once described by 'The Guardian' as "the Glastonbury of cyberculture", he was one of the masterminds behind the new Near-Future Fiction series and continues to...
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Title:Eating Robots: And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.32 inPublished:May 31, 2017Publisher:Silverwood Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781326223

ISBN - 13:9781781326220

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"Eating Robots is a strong collection that melds together coherently into a near-future dystopian vision that extrapolates upon and slyly comments on trends and tendencies today. Like all good Science Fiction should.” — Allen Ashley, British Fantasy Society Short Story Competition judge "This collection offers an insightful, often worrying, set of thought experiments on the possible unintended consequences of near future AI.” — Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics at UWE, Bristol