Keywords: human

The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier


Peter Watts
Carrie Vaughn
Elizabeth Bear
Nancy Kress
Michael Swanwick
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Michael Bishop
James Patrick Kelly
Gwyneth Jones
Genevieve Valentine
Greg Egan
Jay Lake
Tobias S Buckell
Ken Liu
An Owomoyela
Vandana Singh
Sean McMullen
Carter Scholz
Jack Skillingstead
Neil Clarke
Seth Dickinson
Julie Novakova

ISBN: 9781597809399
Year of publication: 2018

THE FINAL FRONTIER STORIES OF EXPLORING SPACE, COLONIZING THE UNIVERSE, AND FIRST CONTACT Edited by Neil Clarke For Johnny INTRODUCTION I consider this anthology to be a sister to Galactic Empires, which was published last year. During the preliminary reading for that project, I came across several great stories that werent quite right for the anthology, typically because the empire element was non-existent or too thin. As that list continued to grow, a theme began to develop around them: space ...

Keywords: exploration human-alien encounters outer space
The Ugly Swans

The Ugly Swans


Arkadi Strugatsky

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE UGLY SWANS Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Translated from the Russian by Alice Stone Nakhimovsky and Alexander Nakhimovsky COLLIER BOOKS A Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York COLLIER MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS London Copyright c 1979 by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. Text Copyright c 1966 by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, ...

Keywords: future race new generation phenomenal children superhuman abilities
My Fellow Prisoners

My Fellow Prisoners


Mikhail Khodorkovsky

ISBN: 9781468311617
Year of publication: 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky MY FELLOW PRISONERS MY FELLOW PRISONERS Mikhail Khodorkovsky was Russias leading businessman and an outspoken Kremlin critic. Born in 1963 in Moscow, he founded one of Russias first private banks, Menatep. Group Menatep subsequently acquired a majority interest in the Yukos Oil Company. Under Khodorkovskys leadership, Yukos revived the Russian oil industry, becoming one of the largest oil companies in the country, and the most transparent. He began sponsoring programmes ...

Keywords: human rights political science
Daemon

Daemon


Daniel Suarez

ISBN: 9780525951117
Year of publication: 2009

Daniel Suarez Daemon PUBLISHERS NOTE This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Without limiting the rights under copyright reserved above, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or ...

Keywords: adventure Computer Programmers Fiction Human-Computer Interaction International Economic Integration Science Fiction Suspense Suspense Fiction Technological Thrillers
Understanding Asexuality

Understanding Asexuality


Anthony F Bogaert

ISBN: 9781442200999
Year of publication: 2012

Anthony F. Bogaert UNDERSTANDING ASEXUALITY For LB. Acknowledgments A sincere thanks to the following people who helped at various stages of the development of this book: Carolyn Hafer, Sasha Noorgaard, Malvina Skorska, and the editorial staff at Rowman Littlefield. Your support and generosity are greatly appreciated. I would also like acknowledge the love and support of my mother and father throughout the years my academic career would not have been possible without them. CHAPTER 1 ...

Keywords: gender identity human sexuality
Why Men Fight

Why Men Fight


Bertrand Russell

ISBN: 9780203864692
Year of publication: 2010

Bertrand Russell WHY MEN FIGHT Le souffle, le rhythme, la vraie force populaire manqua la raction. Elle eut les rois, les trsors, les armes elle crasa les peuples, mais elle resta muette. Elle tua en silence elle ne put parler quavec le canon sur ses horribles champs de bataille. Tuer quinze millions dhommes par la faim et lpe, la bonne heure, cela se peut. Mais faire un petit chant, un air aim de tous, voil ce que nulle machination ne donnera. Don rserv, bni. Ce chant peut-tre laube jaillira ...

Keywords: Humanities
Hull Zero Three

Hull Zero Three


Greg Bear

ISBN: 9780316123020
Year of publication: 2010

HULL ZERO THREE Greg Bear FOR VINCE GERARDIS, Master of the Big Idea PART ONE THE FLESH Cloud modest, the planet covers herself. Our chosen is perfectmore than we could have hoped for. Rolling beneath, she slips aside her creamy white veil to reveal the sensuous richness of blue water, brown and tan prairies, yellow desert, a wrinkled youth of gray mountains hemmed by forest so green it is almost blackand the brilliant emerald sward of spring pastures. Impossibly rich. My flesh is partner to the ...

Keywords: human-alien encounters suspense
Asexuality: A Brief Introduction

Asexuality: A Brief Introduction


AsexualityArchive

ISBN: 9781477428085
Year of publication: 2012

ASEXUALITY A Brief Introduction From the pages of AsexualityArchive.com I Am Asexual I am asexual. I dont feel sexually attracted to anyone. Not men. Not women. Thats all it is. Im not gay. Im not straight. Im not bi. Im none of the above. Asexuality is real. Its not fake. Its not a hormone problem. Its not a way of running from a bad relationship. Its not a physical condition. Its not an attention grab. Its not an inability to have sex. Its not an inability to love. Its not some way to be ...

Keywords: gender identity human sexuality
The World Without Us

The World Without Us


Alan Weisman

ISBN: 9780312347291
Year of publication: 2007

Alan Weisman THE WORLD WITHOUT US In memory of Sonia Marguerite with lasting love from a world without you Das Firmament blaut ewig, und die Erde Wird lange fest stehn und aufblhn im Lenz. Du aber, Mensch, wie lange lebst denn du The firmament is blue forever, and die Earth Will long stand firm and bloom in spring. But, man, how long will you live Li-Tai-PoHans BethgeGustav Mahler The Chinese Flute: Drinking Song of the Sorrow of the Earth Das Lied von der Erde PRELUDE A Monkey Koan ONE JUNE ...

Keywords: Environmental studies eschatological Human geography Nature post-apocalyptic
The World Without Us

The World Without Us


Alan Weisman

ISBN: 9780312347291
Year of publication: 2007

Alan Weisman THE WORLD WITHOUT US In memory of Sonia Marguerite with lasting love from a world without you Das Firmament blaut ewig, und die Erde Wird lange fest stehn und aufblhn im Lenz. Du aber, Mensch, wie lange lebst denn du The firmament is blue forever, and die Earth Will long stand firm and bloom in spring. But, man, how long will you live Li-Tai-PoHans BethgeGustav Mahler The Chinese Flute: Drinking Song of the Sorrow of the Earth Das Lied von der Erde PRELUDE A Monkey Koan ONE JUNE ...

Keywords: Environmental studies eschatological Human geography Nature post-apocalyptic
The Emotion Machine

The Emotion Machine


Marvin Minsky

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

Marvin Minsky The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind draft Introduction Nora Joyce, to her husband, James: Why dont you write books people can read I hope this book will be useful to everyone who seeks ideas about how human minds work, or wants suggestions about better ways to think, or who aims toward building smarter machines. It should be useful to readers who want to learn about the field of Artificial Intelligence. It should also ...

Keywords: brain emotions human mind