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Uncanny Valley Digest: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

Our All Systems Red discussion was an after dinner mint! Martha Wells kicked off her Murderbot Diaries with this well received adventure novella. Weighing in at just under 100 pages, it is reputed to be a potent and accessible gateway … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Stanisław Lem’s “Let Us Save The Universe”

Last night’s Stanisław Lem discussion was a joyride in a cosmic salvage craft! (In Polish, the “ł” is pronounced as a soft “wa,” between “L” and “W” on the English speaking palate.) Lem’s most well-traveled character, Ijon Tichy, delivers a … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Karl Schroeder’s Stealing Worlds

A spunky burglar is on the run for her life after helping her now-murdered father rob a corrupt ecological securities firm. Schroeder’s virtual worlds detective caper, set in the near future, is a young adult primer on the implications of … Continue reading

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