William Hertling is the author of Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears, A.I. Apocalypse, and the forthcoming The Last Firewall. A fifteen year veteran of the technology industry, he holds ten patents on software and internet technology, developed web and social media strategy at Hewlett-Packard, and is a frequent speaker at SXSW Interactive. He’s been building online communities since 1986 when he ran seven phones lines into the back of his Apple //e to create an online chat system.
It's a great story, the writing is good and the story does not strain credulity. Being an engineer myself, it is apparent to me that the author is a really good engineer as well... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
The book keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Or in my case in the parking lot in my car when I clearly should have been driving home.
Great book, lots of drama and tech suspense. Ending had me going and wanting more. This is what happens when people are impatient and then there is nothing you can do to fix the... Read morePublished 18 days ago by John J. Knight
This story clunks along implausibly. Possibly appealing to young adult, but otherwise, just another inept author jumping on the AI singularity bandwagon.Published 18 days ago by D. Chandler
A fun and fascinating exploration about the brave new world of true AI that we really are on the verge of creating. I couldn't put this book down and read it Ina single weekend! Read morePublished 18 days ago by Ando Sonenblick
Loved this book.
This type of scenario could occur sooner than we think and the plot is written as if it has just happened - very topical. Read more
The similarities to an existing company, like pointed out in previous reviews, are blindingly obvious. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Cepalus
For Terminator fans, you can think of this as Skynet-Light.
David and Mike work for Avogadro, an Internet company with email, search engine, applications.. Read more