The Resource Agency, William Gibson

Agency, William Gibson

Label
Agency
Title
Agency
Statement of responsibility
William Gibson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
San Francisco, 2017. Clinton's in the White House, Brexit never happened and Verity Jane's got herself a new job. They call Verity 'the app-whisperer', and she's just been hired by a shadowy start-up to evaluate a pair-of-glasses-cum-digital-assistant called Eunice. Only Eunice has other ideas. Pretty soon, Verity knows that Eunice is smarter than anyone she's ever met, conceals some serious capabilities and is profoundly paranoid which is just as well since suddenly some bad people are after Verity. Meanwhile, in a post-apocalyptic London a century from now, PR fixer Wilf Netherton is tasked by all-seeing policewoman Ainsley Lowbeer with interfering in the alternative past in which Verity and Eunice exist. It appears something nasty is about to happen there and fixing it will require not only Eunice's unique human-AI skillset but also a little help from the future. A future which Verity soon fears may never be
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibson, William
Dewey number
C813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Policewomen
  • Future, The
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • London (England)
Label
Agency, William Gibson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to "The peripheral"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780241237212
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Agency, William Gibson
Publication
Note
Sequel to "The peripheral"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780241237212
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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