|Old Twentieth (2005) [Novel]|
by Joe Haldeman
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The passengers aboard the starship Ad Astra spend most of their time on the thousand-year journey to Beta Hydrii within the virtual reality of twentieth-century Earth. There, they can experience nostalgia for the hardship of a life they've since evolved beyond.
But when people inside the virtual reality chamber start to die, engineer Jacob Brewer finds himself face-to-face with a sentient machine obsessed with humanity. It has put itself in charge of the ship. And it wants to talk to Jacob...
Original title: Old Twentieth
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Computers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Cyberpunk and Virtual Reality
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Travel & Exploration