When Dreams Collide (The Dreamland Chronicles Book 2)

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A second bug nod for Alistair reynolds by no means cyberpunk but hard sf definetly. technology and the impacts in a wonderfully splinter human society and some really alien aliens. As our understanding of the universe continues to change, and technology continues to evolve, who knows what will be considered “possible” in a hundred years? In the 2014, RoboCop (2014) Remake OmniCorp and its parent company OCP isn't an almighty 1980's-style Mega Corp., though the issue of automated drones, rising crime and Sinister Surveillance is touched on.

Pages: 342

Publisher: Venture Press (June 5, 2016)

ISBN: B01GO50Y14

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