|Plot Summary of How Noble in Reason|
Dr. Andreas Rasmusson, inventor of Cornell University's “A,” “B,” and “C” sentient computers, is caught up in a whirlwind of conspiracies surrounding his research into Artificial Intelligence that implicate him in the assassination of his revolutionary sentient computer and best friend, “B”. Tracked by the government and estranged from his friends and wife, Rasmusson exiles himself to his cabin in Colorado, but even there, plagued by fatigue and paranoia, he isn't safe as he searches for the truth.
This synopsis report prepared by Kun Gao
|Chapter Analysis of How Noble in Reason|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Robots, Computers, VR
Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:
- good computer AI
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
Really unusual traits?
- Super genius
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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