SKYNET MEETS THE MATRIX in two novels from New York Timesbest-selling author, andlegendary science fiction storyteller, James Hogan. Contains Two Faces of Tomorrow and Real Time Interrupt.Skynet and The Matrix have got nothing on James Hogan in thisMoreSKYNET MEETS THE MATRIX in two novels from New York Times best-selling author, and legendary science fiction storyteller, James Hogan. Contains Two Faces of Tomorrow and Real Time Interrupt.Skynet and The Matrix have got nothing on James Hogan in this great two-novel collection.Two Faces of TomorrowMidway through the 21st century, a proposed major software upgrade–an artificial intelligence–will give the world communications system an unprecedented degree of independent decision-making.
Now to fully assess the system, a new space-station habitat is deployed with an A.I. named Spartacus. The idea is that if Spartacus gets out of hand, the system can be shut down and the station destroyed–unless, that is, Spartacus decides to take matters into its own hands and take the fight to Earth.Realtime InterruptJoe Corrigan awakens in a hospital to find that his life no longer exists. As director of the supersecret Oz Project, his job was to create a computerized environment virtually indistinguishable from reality. Oz failed. Now Joe, left alone to pick up the pieces of his shattered life, Joe finds himself in an unfamiliar world–a world where nothing is quite as it should be.
Now Joe must discover a terrible truth about his new world–and figure out how to get out alive!About James P. Hogan:“Readers who like their science hard will find this one a diamond.” – Publishers Weekly on James P. Hogan’s Mission to Minerva“…cutting edge scientific approach…truly fascinating and highly enjoyable…”– Starlog“Stimulating and provocative.” – Kirkus on James P.
Hogan’s ground-breaking Cradle of Saturn“Pure science fiction…Arthur C. Clarke, move over.” – Isaac Asimov