Daemon

By Daniel Suarez
Dutton Adult, Hardcover, 9780525951117, 448pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2009

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“Daemon is a terrifying thriller about rogue technology by an author who really knows his tech. You'll never watch someone playing an Internet game again without wondering what real-world consequences their online actions might be having.”
— Caleb Wilson, Pages For All Ages Bookstore, Savoy, IL


Description

When a designer of computer games dies, he leaves behind a program that unravels the Internet's interconnected world. It corrupts, kills, and runs independent of human control. It's up to Detective Peter Sebeck to wrest the world from the malevolent virtual enemy before its ultimate purpose is realized: to destroy civilization...




About the Author
DANIEL SUAREZ is the author of the New York Times bestseller Daemon, Freedom´┐Ż, and Kill Decision. A former systems consultant to Fortune 1000 companies, Mr. Suarez has designed and developed software for the defense, finance, and entertainment industries. His fiction focuses on technology-driven change, and he is a past speaker at TED Global, NASA Ames, the Long Now Foundation, and the headquarters of Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. An avid gamer and technologist, he lives in Los Angeles.
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