But when her second date with a power technician is violently interrupted, her life is turned upside-down.
After she discovers what is going on outside her bubble of recommended news and entertainment, she embarks on a crusade to set things straight, teaming up with a gang of underground hackers and rejects. But are their goals and hers aligned, or is there a more nefarious purpose to the gang’s plans?
Koen Martens is a science fiction author and retired hacker with a degree in artificial intelligence. A software architect by day, Koen has worked with quantum computers, lithography machines, cloud servers and many other high-tech gadgets. Koen’s experience lends a great degree of realism to his writing and provides him with a healthy dose of scepticism towards humanity’s unhealthy relationship with technology.
Together with his husband, Koen lives in a small village near Utrecht, the Netherlands. In his spare time, he plays and restores pinball games, volunteers at a computer museum and hangs out with his friends from hackerspace Hack42. Koen regularly enjoys live jazz at concerts and festivals.