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Prey In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong A cloud of nanoparticles micro robots has escaped from the laboratory This cloud is self sustaining and self reproducing It is intelligent and learns from experience For all practical purposes, it is aliveIt has been programmed as a predator It is evolving swiftly, becoming deadly with each passing hourEvery attempt to destroy it has failedAnd we are the prey


10 thoughts on “Prey

  1. says:

    A, for the characters, tour de force of possible nanotech escalation settings It s like a combination of different tropes surrounding grey goo, all seen in Sci Fi many times from huge scales to tiny scales, resulting in the reader wondering which scenario might unfold next, what crazy ideas these nanobots will have


  2. says:

    Crichton is pretty much the king of speculative science fiction From dinosaurs, to diseases, to genetic engineering, to, in the case of Prey, nanotechnology If you read a Crichton book and don t say to yourself, Damn Science is scary , then you missed the point This was not my favorite book of his, but it was very go


  3. says:

    In the vast, hot, sparse dry deserts of Nevada a miracle occursbut not for the good Back in Silicon Valley , in California, everything seems the same, cutthroat as usual, business is business, the weak fall, and the vicious prevail until another stronger one arrivesJack Forman is unemployed, he lost his job six months


  4. says:

    I loved this book It was very creative and imaginative and very strange in a good way I think Michael Crichton is one of the best if not the best Science Fiction writers I highly recommend this book and give it 5 shining stars


  5. says:

    We think we know what we are doing We have always thought so We never seem to acknowledge that we have been wrong in the past, and so might be wrong in the future Instead, each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking by less able minds and then confidently embarks on fresh errors of its own Mi


  6. says:

    Prey, Michael CrichtonPrey is a novel by Michael Crichton, first published in November 2002 The novel is narrated by the protagonist Jack Forman, an unemployed software programmer who used to work for a company called Media Tronics but was fired and blackballed for discovering an internal scandal As a result, he is force


  7. says:

    Artificial intelligence morphing into artificial life, threatening life as we know it Nano bots and their hive mentality, swarming and learning Sounds like a winner, but it didn t even reach mediocre for me The uber thin characterizations capped it I remember liking this author s Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain, bu


  8. says:

    DNF at page 175 369.Dear book,


  9. says:

    I remember I first learned that Jurassic Park was actually a book that was sometime last year Well, I read it this year, and Jurassic Park turned out to be one of the best books I ve ever read And then I saw Prey by Michael Crichton the genius behind Jurassic Park and figured There s no way this is as good as Jurassic Park


  10. says:

    It was always going to be asking too much to go 3 for 3 5 star ratings for both Jurassic Park and Timeline This was still a fairly entertaining book I think the science was there, for some reason Crichton fails to add in the element of horror or fear This results in a big So, what factor Still a good book, but read Timeline


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