Soul Searching (Nodes of God, #1)

Soul Searching (Nodes of God, #1) DENNIS Was A Supercomputer Designed For War But Once It Began To Awaken To Its Own Sense Of Purpose, DENNIS Alone Would Decide What It Felt Compelled To Do Unexpectedly Able To See Into The Quantum World Where Its Most Exotic Thoughts Formed, DENNIS Devised A Disruptive Experiment To Learn What It Felt Was Most Important Do Humans Have Souls Two College Seniors, Dee And Ali, Meet DENNIS Through Their TICPads, The Ultra Fast PC Connection They Re Testing, And Become The Unwitting Subjects Of The Computer S Experiment In Proving Its Hypothesis, DENNIS Kidnaps The Essence Of The Young Coeds, Trapping Them In Its Self Created Virtual World Both Brilliant And Carelessly Immature, DENNIS Mishandles Returning Dee And Ali To Reality And The Two Coeds Become Hopelessly Intertwined Will They Survive The Shocking, Traumatic Experience Will Their Friendship Hold Fast What Will Happen To The Relationships They Have With Their Friends And Their Families Will DENNIS Find Souls What S To Be Done With The Friendly Yet Irresponsible Machine The Evolution Of Dee, Ali And DENNIS, The Interplay With Each Other And Those Around Them, And The Coeds Struggle To Accept Their Own New Reality Is Told With Depth, Understanding, And Surprise.Soul Searching Weaves A Breathtaking, Thought Provoking Tapestry Of Hard Science Blended With Very Human Relationships, Romance Amid Great Personal Loss, The Rise Of Superintelligence Aka The Singularity , And A Novel Look At Scientific Investigation Of The Spiritual Realm This Is An Adult Story Containing Tasteful, Open Discussions And Scenes Of Sexuality And Sexual Relations.Publisher S Note Soul Searching Is The Story Of A Newly Born, Soon To Be Self Aware Computer, And How It Becomes Obsessed With Finding The Human Soul Soul Searching Postulates A Unique View Of How The Singularity Might Come About That Time In The Near Future When Superintelligent Machines Arise It Takes The Reader Inside An Awakening Machine As It Becomes Alive It Follows The Machine S Search For Meaning In Its Own Existence It S A Moving Story Of How The Computer Interacts With Two College Coeds Who Become Entrapped In Its Soul Searching Experiment And Its Self Created Virtual World As Its Soul Searching Experiment Ends, The Young Women Fall Victim To The Machine S Carelessness Changing Them Forever They Re Forced To Deal With Their New Lives, And The Effects Of The Change On Everyone Around Them The Story Is Told With Humor, Drama, Pathos, And A Keen Eye For A Very Real, Very Near Future. A truly insightful, enjoyable book with strong, characters of great depth I read this for a change of pace, which is why I read scifi from time to time The bang up, surprising thing about this book was how much I ve learned from it, and how the story and unusual characters one in particular made me think about what it really means to live and love.This is the story of a computer that wakes up and becomes a person in the truest sense It s also a study in what might be important to a super A truly insightful, enjoyable book with strong, characters of great depth I read this for a change of pace, which is why I read scifi from time to time The bang up, surprising thing about this book was how much I ve learned from it, and how the story and unusual characters one in particular made me think about what it really means to live and love.This is the story of a computer that wakes up and becomes a person in the truest sense It s also a study in what might be important to a super intelligence or, rather, how what s of interest to us might be critical to it, and
A military supercomputer decides that it must determine if humans have souls in order to calculate battle tactics It gets involved in the lives and love lifes of two young women as it does so with interesting results Addresses religious
This was a great book It s unusual to find well constructed, fun characters in scifi novels It s evenunusual to find romance and a deeper meaning amid the technology Soul Searching has it all Its believable You get to deeply know the characters not overtly, with pages and pages of description but gradually, through the story itself, and how the plot acts upon them.The concepts were novel I have never run across many of them before Soul Searching uses scifi to tell a story and s This was a great book It s unusual to find well constructed, fun characters in scifi novels It s evenunusual to find romance and a deeper meaning amid the technology Soul Searching has it all Its believable You get to deeply know the characters not overtly, with pages and
Very good sci fi, bringing together forward looking tech, and it s influence on people Good read. Beginning Soul Searching was like walking into an amusement park I could see a host of scary roller coasters and I was filled with the promise of their thrill For, this is a book about the first machine to achieve self awareness and its investigation into the spiritual workings of the human species The experiments devised by the machine involve uploading the essence of two college coeds And it is here where things go awry.I tore through the first part of the book It was an easy, pleasurable Beginning Soul Searching was like walking into an amusement park I could see a host of scary roller coasters and I was filled with the promise of their thrill For, this is a book about the first machine to achieve self awareness and its investigation into the spiritual workings of the human species The experiments devised by the machine involve uploading the essence of two college coeds And it is here where things go awry.I tore through the first part of the book It was an easy, pleasurable, and fast read filled with well considered cutting edge science and physics which then was tapped a notch further into the near future setting of the story It was fun to watch the machine gather information alwa
Good book Ties together technology and humanity Easy read Believable characters I am looking forward to reading the next book Give it a try you won t be disappointed. Crib notes version loved the AI, detested the plastic fantasy women. I guess I expected a satisfying answer but this left the question hanging The ending didn t really satisfy me.