Zero Calvin: Volume 1

· Zero Calvin Book 1 · Brian Cramer Books
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Calvin Jones, a computer programmer in his mid-twenties, decides to skip work and meet his girlfriend at the beach instead. However, because of an accident, a trip to the hospital, death, and cryogenic freezing, he never quite makes it there. When Calvin is revived, he finds himself in a utopian society three hundred years in the future.

But every society has its peculiarities.

This one happens to be governed by an artificial intelligence named Ariel. Using Ariel, this society has been able to identify its stupid, lazy, or otherwise detrimental individuals - and kill them. The result is a civilization of intelligent, hardworking inhabitants - except for Calvin.

Will Calvin be able to adapt to his new surroundings, or will the learning curve be too steep for him to survive?

 

4.8
4 reviews
A Google user
October 8, 2015
Great book. Lots of interesting ideas of future technology, some are already becoming a reality since this was written. The entire book is quite funny. As another review said, his writing may remind you somewhat of Douglas Adams. The ending was a bit of a shock, I'm just glad I could dive right into book two. I would probably have stabbed the author in the chest if I had to wait 10 years for the resolution.
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Absolutely fascinating take on what the future would be like with an AI in charge!! The world building was amazing, and every nook and cranny of this possible future was investigated. Who knew Tang ...

About the author

Brian Cramer was born in New Jersey. Because of several failed attempts to escape the mysterious pull of the Garden State, he still lives there. He works for an electronic and fiber optic assembly manufacturer and enjoys computers, electronics, the universe, and a hot cup of tea.

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