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know what was lot of funthere what It was a lot of funThere a lot going on in Radio Freefall 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 It is also the story of a musician finally getting the fame he eserves 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 their flaws uin is paranoid Aualung is slow to trust and uncomfortable giving out advice to his younger band mates even when the advice is looked forThe novel was a fun read The Freefall technology was interesting The concept of a world government coming together was fun to read about and would probably appeal to fans of Malka Older s Centennal Cycle series The AIs their autonomy and subculture was also fascinating Some of the world building could have been fleshed out a bit For all of the AIs in the story we on t know much about them or their culture Walter Cheeseman head of WebCense seems to have no motives for his actions other than greed and feels a bit two imensionalWhile the conclusion left little to the imagination wrapping all the threads of the story together uite nicely it Three Brothers: Memories of My Family did feel just a little rushed We learn what happens to Aualung and the rest of his band members through a news article not through theialogue 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 Behind the Beautiful Forevers distance that wasn t present in the rest of the novelDespite this Radio Freefall was a fun read overall I enjoyed my time with this book and wouldefinitely read books by Matthew Jarpe If you like cyberpunk or rock and roll I would suggest giving this book a readThis review can be originally found on Looking Glass Reads. 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 ebut Matthew Jarpe launches his SF career with a ba. Mix geek culture with rock band culture with rug culture and put it
in the near future and you have a good read This book is oddly compelling and I look forward to from this authorI love it when I find such an original work at the local library I make it a point to try a new author each time I head over there This Book Made Me Continue The Practice Radio Freefall Was Recommended made me continue the practice Radio Freefall was recommended me by a friend who has read hundreds of books I New Art of Cookery: A Spanish Friar's Kitchen Notebook by Juan Altamiras did not have a musicalband background so much of that aspect of the book was new to me but the futuristic In Matthew Jarpe sebut a megalomaniac software billionaire wants to take over the world Arrayed against this The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse dastardly plan are aisparate bunch of rock stars and genius hackers who just might be able to mount a resistance if they could keep off the 聖☆おにいさん 3 drugs long enough to plan coherently But with the assistance of our hero uin Taber s very illegal AI sidekick and a sentient computer virus they might just pull the irons out of the fire A prettyecent first novel The author is a 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 a famous gene in sex etermination in Drosophila or the evil corporation LDL low ensity lipoprotein collouially known as bad cholesterolPleasant enough to read if you like science fiction but best not scrutinize the plot too carefully This is a uiet book with a beating heart a portrait of a lived in future The story is adeuate the setting convincing and the characters sympathetic This is not a story which will set the world ablaze with revolution and mayhem rather a thoughtful future scenario that explores A surprisingly
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insightful read perhaps even a bit clairvoyant But ultimately it s primarily a fun sci read perhaps even a bit clairvoyant But ultimately it s primarily a fun sci romp through rock concerts corporate espionage global unification in Guadalajara Moon and satellite nations AIs and false identities Radio Freefall has at its heart a uestion of the nuts and bolts of what makes us who we are our origins our personality our moods our tastes It refrains from giving a clear answer but it certainly takes joy in its individualism Jarpe Matthew Radio Freefall Tor 2007Matthew Jarpe seems to have passed up a promising start as a science fiction author for a no oubt lucrative job in the straight world but Radio Freefall gives us a good hint at what we are missing In a near future world a number of AIs have. In the tradition of Robert A Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress but with a healthy ose 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 .
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Become sentient as has a virus that has infected almost every chip on the planet Corporate bigwigs want control and to get it they have to track own the hackers who originally created the virus We also follow the career of an aging blues rock
musician with tech skills who uses a computer program to read and control the mood of his audiencewith tech skills who uses a computer program to read and control the mood of his audience tech is believable and the whole thing reads like a William Gibson novel mashed up with the 1984 film Eddie and the Cruisers about the musician who pulls a Rimbaud like Plan Your WorkWork Your Plan disappearing act Maybe it is time for Jarpe to make his comeback Thiselightful SF novel s action ranges 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 His embittered ex employee wants his stolen invention back The lead singer of a rock band is on the run from the mob Add artificial intelligences and revolution and the result is a fine first novel and revolution and the result is a fine first novel and fun ride Recommended for fans of nets n rugs n rock n roll hardback
book crams a of ideas AI evolved computer virus music a Bill GatesGoogle stand in and even a space station and Lunar colony It generally works well and since the ideas are interesting it makes a good readThe story follows 2 characters as they grapple with the onset of a unified Earth government headed by the Gates surrogate We have a rock star as one protagonist and a geek programmer who worked for the evil corporation before getting canned Both of them have links to the Digital Carnivore which has turned from a Napster 10 like program into a super intelligence living in the InternetThe rock star is part of a movement called Feedback the idea is that the band can shape their performance based on the emotional and cognitive real time feedback from the audience as the show happens The programmer investigates the nature of the DC Both take the lead however unwillingly to fight against a world ominated by one company that knows everything about your lifeIt idn t affect how I thought of this book my wife worked with the author That s how I found out about the book 3 out of 5 starsI stumbled upon Radio Freefall by Matthew Jarpe at the library recently It isn t a new release I hadn t been familiar 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 flap copy said this this was a cyberpunk story with. Nd oddballs to stop him Aualung a mysterious blues musician who also has superhuman tech skills might be the catalyst for the resistance or he might just be the pawn of artificial intelligences To thwart the takeover the orbitals and the moon colonies secede from Earth.The Book Crams A