View Earik Beann’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Earik has 3 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn. About Earik Beann. Entrepreneur & Author. I’m a California-based, yoga- practicing, didgeridoo-playing, Doberman wrestler. I also write science fiction ( and other. Earik Beann, Santa Rosa, California. 30 likes · 2 talking about this. Earik is a writer living in Sonoma County. He is the author of Killing Adam and.

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There are some interesting musings about the nature of artificial intelligence, and the story is fast-paced and action-packed. The fire department was completely overwhelmed, and was so busy just trying to save lives that they had to let many houses burn rather than waste resources in trying to protect them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. January 1st by Profoundly One Publishing. There is only a small, miniscule group of people that due to brain injury or illness cannot connect with “the network”.

Adam thinks that its solutions are the best for humanity but, as intelligent and informed as it’s supposed to be, seems to ig I was very interested by this book and the beginning was promising: During this chaos, nine of us snuck back into our neighborhood in the mandatory evacuation zone and formed a vigilante fire force.

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I received this from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Keep in Touch Get exclusives delivered right to your inbox. A few short chapters are written from his perspective, which I personally liked a lot as it was nice to get a look inside the mind of a narcissistic artificial intelligence and see his motivations. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


These people are considered ‘disabled’; Jimmy, the main character, is one of these, because of a football injury. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It has been over 15 years since Wave59 was bean, and Beann has transitioned from being Wave59’s primary developer to being its most important customer, using the software to help run a private fund and recently launched CTA that he manages. Dec 06, Roxie Prince rated it really liked it.

Overall the story was entertaining and enjoyable. Get more exposure for the reviews you have put so much thought and effort into!! But above all that, my original love has always been writing and telling stories…. The only similarity in my opinion was it deals with Altered Reality Programs. Adam thinks that its solutions are the best for humanity but, as intelligent and informed as it’s supposed to be, seems to ignore that humanity would quickly disappear as more and more people “go under”.

Oct 29, Stacey Camp rated it really liked it Shelves: The author also used Crazy Beard to provide some foreshadowing, however, I felt that the foreshadowing actually hurt the story. Read for NetGalley I really liked this book.

Earik Beann (Author of Killing Adam)

Of course, the intelligence behind the inventions and there is a company behind it too, BioCal gets to control the brains of the people involved, in turn.

Aisling Zena Terrific review Megs! There’s also a really uncomfortable earuk joke made early on in the book by Jimmy’s best friend, Cecil, calling it a joke may be generous, as it was said in a jovial manner but seemed to be serious and while Jimmy does call it out, it’s done in a laughing, “Oh, you scamp!


Jimmy’s isolation from the experiences of most of his society makes it difficult for the reader to grasp what exactly is so captivating about the virtual reality accessed by these chips. Given the circumstances of her character within the book though, I understand why she was in it so little. This is when the story became a little confusing.

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I want to se Thank you Netgalley for providing me with an e-arc in exchange for an honest review. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

What if there were nothing holding you back from fulfilling it? Pointe Patrol goes live next week! Man becomes tool for AI. The author takes it a step further, painting a disturbing scenario where people go online for 23 hours a day, only coming off to eat and take care of bodily needs before logging on again.

Glad I found this one, and I highly recommend it! Jimmy’s main interactions come from his time at a support group for other ARC-incompatibles.

Society is fading away to the point of non-existence. Beann has written a tale whose setting is frightening in itself. Everything just sort of worked out, and then it was over. Kind of a strange things to say, I know.