Born free in Philadelphia in 1823 and trained as a carpenter, Mifflin Wistar Gibbs volunteered on the Underground Railroad, and lectured with Frederick Douglass. Gibbs was a successful merchant in San Francisco during the California Gold Rush. Escaping discrimination, he migrated to Victoria, British Columbia where he served as a city council member and coal mine operator.
Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.