Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
Publisher: Sterling & Stone
Pages: 566

From the bestselling authors of the Invasion and Yesterday's Gone series comes The Beam, a disturbing philosophical exploration of the future of our hyperconnected world. This chilling, intricately-plotted series is set in a futuristic dystopia where politics and technology have widened the gap between haves and have-nots.All of humanity is connected ... to The Beam and to the lie.In the year 2097, the only stable nation is the NAU: a dystopia exploding with new technologies and ruled by two political parties. The choices are Enterprise (sink-or-swim; effort and luck determine whether members prosper or starve) or Directorate, where members are guaranteed safety but can never rise above their station.Above it all is The Beam: an AI-built computer network that serves every whim and connects citizens through implants and biological add-ons.The Beam anticipates every need and has created a ...
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