A baseball scout has a hot prospect for the Major League, until, over several mojitos, a young woman points out a fatal flaw in the young man’s game.
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A look at how peer-envy and pressure to be part of the in-crowd for young girls -might- be mitigated by an electronic helper.
An author new to me. He has a way with words that is rare in SF, with more classier writing in most of his paragraphs than many SF writers manage in a whole story.
Veteran James Gunn (90 and counting!) provides a short story which references Asimov’s Hari Seldon as a precursor to today’s Big Data
The linkages between Venus flytraps, the planet Venus, and The Bodysnatchers are revealed.
Pinsker and O’Connell leave the best of the issue to last.
Sriduangkaew gets the anthology off to a strong start, with a story focussing on two women and the relationship between them during an ‘unwar’ which attacks civilians’ neural networks.
Published hard on the heels of the excellent volume 1, I’m excited at the prospect of starting on volume 2!