[Ebook] ➠ Exhalation: Stories By Ted Chiang – Peakpopa.info

Exhalation: Stories An Alternate Cover Edition Of This Book Can Be Found HereFrom An Award Winning Science Fiction Writer Whose Short Story The Story Of Your Life Was The Basis For The Academy Award Nominated Movie Arrival , The Long Awaited New Collection Of Stunningly Original, Humane, And Already Celebrated Short StoriesThis Much Anticipated Second Collection Of Stories Is Signature Ted Chiang, Full Of Revelatory Ideas And Deeply Sympathetic Characters In The Merchant And The Alchemist S Gate, A Portal Through Time Forces A Fabric Seller In Ancient Baghdad To Grapple With Past Mistakes And The Temptation Of Second Chances In The Epistolary Exhalation, An Alien Scientist Makes A Shocking Discovery With Ramifications Not Just For His Own People, But For All Of Reality And In The Lifecycle Of Software Objects, A Woman Cares For An Artificial Intelligence Over Twenty Years, Elevating A Faddish Digital Pet Into What Might Be A True Living Being Also Included Are Two Brand New Stories Omphalos And Anxiety Is The Dizziness Of Freedom In This Fantastical And Elegant Collection, Ted Chiang Wrestles With The Oldest Questions On Earth What Is The Nature Of The Universe What Does It Mean To Be Human And Ones That No One Else Has Even Imagined And, Each In Its Own Way, The Stories Prove That Complex And Thoughtful Science Fiction Can Rise To New Heights Of Beauty, Meaning, And Compassion

About the Author: Ted Chiang

Ted Chiang is an American speculative fiction writer His Chinese name is Chiang Feng nan He graduated from Brown University with a Computer Science degree He currently works as a technical writer in the software industry and resides in Bellevue, near Seattle, Washington He is a graduate of the noted Clarion Writers Workshop 1989.Although not a prolific author, having published only eleven sh

10 thoughts on “Exhalation: Stories

  1. says:

    If you re looking for incredibly original sci fi short stories, look no further This time I felt like a lot of these were possible futures linked to technology that reminded me a bit of Black Mirror , maybe less dark though.Would recommend.

  2. says:

    If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Nothing Erases the Past Exhalation Stories by Ted Chiang Nothing erases the past There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness That is all, but that is enough In The Merchant and the Alchemist s Gate by Ted ChiangI could write a review for each one of the stories in this collection, but my favourite is the The Merchant and the Alchemist s Gate.If I had a Time Machine, I would save my time machine j

  3. says:

    All said, Chiang s new collection rocks I ve read a good number of these in other places, but it doesn t diminish my enjoyment I m referencing the stories I liked the most.The Merchant and the Alchemist s Gate 1001 Nights meets fixed timeline time travel Easily one of my favorites.Exhalation A rather interesting logical breakdown of universal principles from the PoV of a robot race.The Lifecycle of Software Objects Novella, and easily the most wrenching, exploratory of the lot Touche

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    Q We spoke for than an hour, and my fascination and respect bloomed like a flower warmed by the dawn, until he mentioned his experiments in alchemy c Q We don t normally think of it as such, but writing is a technology, which means that a literate person is someone whose thought processes are technologically mediated We became cognitive cyborgs as soon as we became fluent readers, and the consequences of that were profound.Before a culture adopts the use of writing, when its knowledge is

  5. says:

    There s a lot to love about Ted Chiang s short stories and that s all here to love in this collection He creates amazing worlds, sometimes close to the ones we know and sometimes drastically different Once he s transported the reader into that world he isn t content to just let you look around and enjoy the novelty, he s going to dive into the deepest moral and philosophical questions that world presents And, in a collection of Chiang stories, you get to move from world to world, question to que

  6. says:

    3.5 An excellent, varied collection, one that made me think I should read short science fiction Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom was definitely my favourite It imagines a world not much different from our own, except for the ubiquity of prisms These are devices which allow a person to communicate with their parallel self or paraself in an alternate dimension or branch , which is seemingly created by the activation of the prism itself There s a lot going on, from a prism store manager scamming cust

  7. says:

    Ted Chiang is a master of short fiction, no doubt about it He may not be the most empathic writer, but his ideas and topics are absolutely brilliant.This collection has 9 stories, from which only 3 were new for me Here they are Dacey s Patent Automatic Nanny what would be like if our children would be raised by robotic nannies A bit unnerving Omphalos how will your perception of Earth history will change if you ll learn that the Earth does not have 8912 years and humanity is not the reason

  8. says:

    4.5 starsA must for any Ted Chiang s fan Only two new stories, but really strong ones, and, of course, it s always a pleasure to reread Chiang s old stories.

  9. says:

    I just love Ted Chiang I read his earlier collection of short stories a few months ago and all the praise I heaped on him then are still true with Exhalation His style is completely unique, and while he sometimes plays with old ideas, he has a way of making them fresh, bright and very thought provoking.Just as with Stories of Your Life and Others , there are a couple of less than stellar stories here, but they don t diminish the quality of this collection Here are the highlights from my favorites The Merchant and the A

  10. says:

    Four things do not come back the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity Exhalation is a collections of short stories, The Merchant and the Alchemist s Gate, Exhalation , What s expected of us , The Lifecycle of Software Objects , Dacey s Patent Automatic Nanny , The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling , The Great Silence , Omphalos and Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom Some of these stories have been published before, but this was my first experience with the author so ev

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