There’s a great balance of characterisation, tech, socio-political background and story here.
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Watts closes this excellent anthology with another top notch story, a dense, hard SF story..
This reviewer is a little cross with Tor.com
Some semi-scatalogic humour to leave the reader of the anthology with a warm glow (unless you have a relative who went up in a warm glow) with which to remember the collection.
A semi-autonomous aerial military robot has his instruction set subtly tweaked. Thought provoking.
Tags: Alastair Reynolds, Brenda Cooper, Brian Stableford, Bruce Sterling, Charles Oberndorf, Chris Roberson, Eric James Stone, Gene Wolfe, Genevieve Valentine, Geoff Ryman, Gwyneth Jones, Ian Creasey, Marissa K. Lingen, Mary Robinette Kowal, Michael Cassutt, Nancy Kress, Paul Cornell, Peter M. Ball, Peter Watts, Robert Charles Wilson, Sarah L. Edwards, Stephen Baxter, Vandana Singh, Yoon Ha Lee0
As ever, a strong collection of stories, albeit fairly ‘safe’ in terms of a relatively narrow range of sources.
Tags: Alex Jeffers, Alice Sola Kim, Ann Leckie, Beth Bernobich, Charlie Anders, Christopher Golden, Daryl Gregory, Delia Sherman, Elizabeth Bear, Erik Admundsen, Eugene Mirabelli, Garth Nix, Holly Phillips, Ian McDonald, James Alan Gardner, James Maxey, James. L. Cambias, Jay Lake, Jeff VanderMeer, Jeffrey Ford, Karen Heuler, Kij Johnson, Liz Williams, Margo Lanagan, Mary Robinette Kowel, Meghan McCarron, Naomi Novik, Paul Cornell, Peter S. Beagle, Peter Watts, Richard Bowes, Rivka Galchen, Sarah Monette, Ted Kosmatka, Will McIntosh2
A late arrival on my doorstep, and it’s taken much longer to finish the review than I had hoped. Note to self : faster dude, faster!
A clever look at how a technological advance could impact on aspects of humanity that have been with us forever.