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Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« on: October 08, 2013, 05:57:34 PM »
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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2013, 10:07:33 AM »
Greetings Gate, let’s Agitate. Look over your shoulder. Do you see the camera? Then dig that even as you read these words of sedition and denial you are being watched by the ever e-quisitive National Protection Agency. The National Protection Agency – omnipresent, omniscient and most ominous – which runs PanOptika, the spider at the centre of the Web.

PanOptika. What’s the slogan: watching out for the good guys by watching out for the bad guys. But what did that Roman word-slinger, Juvenal say? Quis custodiet ipsos custodes: who watches
the watchers?

So dig this to the extremity, cats and kittens: if we do nothing soon we must kneel, digitally-dutiful, before National Protection, and then there will be no chance to zig when the ChumBots say zag, or to beep when they say bop. Realise thou that PanOptika triumphant means we will not be able to think, to act, to speak or to move without the spirit-sapping realisation that the badniks know everything … everything. We are circling the drain. This is my warning.

Invent-10n by Rod Rees -- coming your way next month!



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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013, 12:55:37 PM »
Rod Rees writes: In researching for my book Invent-10n it quickly became apparent that it wasn’t the surveillance side of State intervention in our lives – the use of cameras and digital-communication intercepts to collect data about us – that we should be worried about but the use that is made of that data. And here we enter the decidedly creepy world of the algorithm.

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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2013, 09:23:40 AM »
Here's a great review of Invent-10n by Rod Rees:

http://upcoming4.me/news/book-news/review-rod-rees-invent-10n

"... Invent-10n makes a compelling read. In fact, I would go so far as to say that it was my favourite read of the year. With its unique story and unforgettable characters, Rees has created a frightening and all too possible future world ..."

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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013, 10:21:06 AM »
The Alchemy Press is launching the limited, numbered, signed edition of INVENT-10N by Rod Rees at the BFS Xmas Open Night -- Rod will be there! I also intend to bring the paperback edition:

Greetings Gate, let’s Agitate. Look over your shoulder. Do you see the camera? Then dig that even as you read these words of sedition and denial you are being watched by the ever e-quisitive National Protection Agency. The National Protection Agency – omnipresent, omniscient and most ominous – which runs PanOptika, the spider at the centre of the Web.

PanOptika. What’s the slogan: watching out for the good guys by watching out for the bad guys. But what did that Roman word-slinger, Juvenal say? Quis custodiet ipsos custodes: who watches the watchers?

So dig this to the extremity, cats and kittens: if we do nothing soon we must kneel, digitally-dutiful, before National Protection, and then there will be no chance to zig when the ChumBots say zag, or to beep when they say bop. Realise thou that PanOptika triumphant means we will not be able to think, to act, to speak or to move without the spirit-sapping realisation that the badniks know everything … everything.

* We are circling the drain. This is my warning. *

Set in 2030, Invent-10n follows the story of Jenni-Fur and Sebastian – and  the invention of a power source that will solve all our energy issues; or will it?

http://alchemypress.wordpress.com/alchemy-publications/invent-10n

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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013, 10:24:04 AM »
A succinct review on Amazon:

"To put it bluntly, Invent-10n by Rod Rees is simply one of the best books I have read this year."

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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2013, 10:35:16 AM »
Invent-10n gets a great little review in The Financial Times. Not bad, eh?

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8fc88612-60c4-11e3-b7f1-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2o6Pp5WB8

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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2014, 03:41:21 PM »
Here's another good review of Invent-10n:

http://ebookwyrm.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/invent-10n-by-rod-rees-review.html?spref=fb

"A cracking and well presented book - 5 stars"



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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2014, 03:43:24 PM »


Good news folks! The signed, limited edition of Invent-10n by Rod Rees is now available:

http://alchemypress.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/invent-10n-hardcover-edition-now-available/


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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2014, 04:00:29 PM »
A reminder!

The signed, limited edition of Invent-10n by Rod Rees is now available:

http://alchemypress.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/invent-10n-hardcover-edition-now-available/

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Re: Invent-10n by Rod Rees
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2015, 05:32:10 PM »


Invent-10n by Rod Rees is now reviewed on the SF Crowsnest website.

https://alchemypress.wordpress.com/alchemy-publications/2013-publications/invent-10n/