Reader Review: All Systems Red

All Systems Red book coverAll Systems Red” follows a security android (Murderbot) with newfound autonomy after hacking its governor module the android indulges in watching soap operas while trying to avoid human interaction. Author Martha Wells does an excellent job blending levity and a more serious theme of human consciousness/freedom and what that could mean for artificial intelligence. Wells’s witty writing and Murderbot’s sardonic inner monologue provide insightful commentary on sentience. The book is a quick, engaging read and is a great first installment in the series.

Three words that describe this book: Engaging, Humorous, Thought-Provoking

You might want to pick this book up if: Fast paced action set in a futuristic world, focusing on what it means for AI to autonomous.


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