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Defying Shadows (Rising Shadows fIs embittered ex employee wants his stolen invention back The lead singer of a rock band is on the runrom the mob Add artificial intelligences and revolution and the result is a The Great Orange Leonard Scandal (Tall Tales Series; 4) fineirst novel and a Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, fun ride Recommendedor ans of nets n drugs n rock n roll A surprisingly insightful read perhaps even #A BIT CLAIRVOYANT BUT ULTIMATELY IT S PRIMARILY A #bit clairvoyant But ultimately it s primarily a sci i romp through rock concerts corporate espionage global unification in Guadalajara Moon and satellite nations AIs and alse identities Radio Freefall has at its heart a uestion of the nuts
And Bolts Of What bolts of what us who we are our origins our personality our moods our tastes It refrains rom giving a clear answer but it certainly takes joy in its individualism The author is a Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue former student of my advisor s as can be told by a number of biological chemistry references in the story such as the hit band Sex Lethal aamous gene in sex determination in Drosophila or the evil corporation LDL low density lipoprotein collouially known as bad cholesterolPleasant enough to read if you like science The Man Without a Face fiction but best not scrutinize the plot too carefully Radio Freefall was recommended to me by ariend who has read hundreds of books I did not have a musicalband background so much of that aspect of the book was new to me but the uturistic picture painted by Jarpe was very realistic as was his insight into geek culture I enjoyed reading painted by Jarpe was very realistic as was his insight into geek culture I enjoyed reading book and recommend it to any sci i or music ans. And then something like the Singularity happens but no one is uite sure This is a novel of cyberpunk and rock and roll of technology artificial intelligence and wild riffs off of Heinlein all mixed into an explosive debut Matthew Jarpe launches his SF career with a ba. .
Ice is looked orThe novel was a un read The #Freefall Technology Was Interesting The Concept Of A World Government #technology was interesting The concept of a world government together was un to read about and would probably appeal to All Seated on the Ground fans of Malka Older s Centennal Cycle series The AIs their autonomy and subculture was alsoascinating Some of the world building could have been leshed out a bit For all of the AIs in the story we don t know much about them or their culture Walter Cheeseman head of WebCense seems to have no motives or his actions other than greed and Wiring feels a bit two dimensionalWhile the conclusion left little to the imagination wrapping all the threads of the story together uite nicely it dideel just a little rushed We learn what happens to Aualung and the rest of his band members through a news article not through the dialogue or prose that comprised the majority of the rest of the novel This certainly provided proper closure to multiple character s story lines but it created a certain distance that wasn t present in the rest of the novelDespite this Radio Freefall was a un read overall I
enjoyed my time with this book and would definitely read by Matthew my time this book and would definitely read books by Matthew If you like cyberpunk or rock and roll I would suggest giving this book a readThis review can be originally ound on Looking Glass Reads This delightful SF novel s action ranges Jingling Daddys Bells BDSM Menage from Des Moines to space station Freefall The CEO of a computer company motto be evil wants to take over the Earth and the Moon Nd oddballs to stop him Aualung a mysterious blues musician who also has superhuman tech skills might be the catalystor the resistance or he might just be the pawn of artificial intelligences To thwart the takeover the orbitals and the moon colonies secede rom Earth. 3 out of 5 starsI stumbled upon
Freefall by Matthew Jarpe at the library recently It isn t a new release I hadn been amiliar with the author and I can t recall ever hearing about the novel So naturally I checked it out immediately knowing nothing but what the lap copy said this this was a cyberpunk story with rock and roll AIs and technology And you know what It was a lot Of FunThere Is A Lot funThere is a lot on in Radio Freefall It is the story of an Earth coming together under one government of political unrest of billionaires controlling everyone and everything they can sentient computer viruses and autonomous AIs
Radio Freefall by Matthew Jarpe at the library recently It isn t a new release I hadn
It Is Also The Story is also the story a musician inally getting the Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Metabolism fame he deserves of a new band shooting towards stardom and of learning to trust I loved reading about Aualung and the success of the band I also loved reading about the AIs Digital Carnivore and WebCense s takeover And I loved when these two seemingly separate plots wove togetherThese many threads start out as several separate plot lines with the narrative switching between Aualung and uin especially in the beginning of the novel However all of these threads come together to weave a complex tale of music technology and politics Our main characters are not saints though Despite being extraordinarily gifted at their respective careers both have theirlaws uin is paranoid Aualung is slow to trust and uncomfortable giving out advice to his younger band mates even when the adv. In the tradition of Robert A Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress but with a healthy dose of cyberpunk Radio Freefall is about a plot to take over the Earth by power mad sociopathic computer geek billionaire Walter Cheeseman It's up to a strange cast of rock stars