Every piece of new information as if I were a fellow expertRhett J Evans makes his characters uite formidable each and everyone of them has a certain characteristic which
makes them memorable and somehow the fact that they try and make this world a better them memorable and somehow the fact that they try and make this world a better makes them even betterThe main plot the one involving the so called *LOOPHOLE IS CLEARLY STATED AND BEAUTIFULLY DEPICTED I JUST * is clearly stated and beautifully depicted I just t put he book down Some people can see this as a cry of emergency for a world where technology is taking over people s minds and some times humanity definitely worth reading SURPRISING That s the word that comes to mind when I think about this book It starts out as just a thriller ike The Circle giving you some insider peaks into a big social media company and then you realize it s going WAY deeper than what you expected from a tech book Like what happens in a post awful president world where things don t get better What happens if you re a coward and don t stand up for what s right And then what happens if you have a chance to do it againIt s also well paced Unforgiven (Warriors for the Light lots of action and sci fi elements that I think Ready Player One or Dark Matter fans will enjoy And the book can be read simply as a seriously gripping sci fitechno thriller or it can be read as something deeper Read as what can happen when someone decides to have courage And what happens when you try to break the echo chamber Technology isike every other market good it serves those who have the money to build it and crushes those underneathWow I really Buried Sins (The Three Sisters Inn, liked how the story wrapped up It was truly satisfying There were some uestions that came to my mind at around halfway through the book when mysteries kept piling on I thought the author forgot about them thought it was going to be one of those cases where the author aims too high by fiddling with creative scenarios that are hard to execute without plotholes I m glad that wasn t the case My uestions were answered which made the story all the rewardingThe Echo Chamber is a science fiction story about a virtual reality social network Sharebox that consumes everyone s time and attention and furthereads into complex external conseuences that the characters in the book try to comprehend and possibly resolve It talks about how easy and dangerous it is for us to get absorbed into these fake online worlds and never find the will to get out How easy it is for Six Days in Leningrad large corporations to feed us unimportant and compulsive informationvideos to keep us under their fingers There are many other thought provoking themes that were well explored such as artificial technology virtual reality time travelling and even a technology that digitalizes your brain into the internet that immortilises you Overall I reallyiked how well executed this book was It was my first science fiction read
after a very ong time and my first ever arc I m glad to say I wasn t disappointed a very ong time and my first ever arc I m glad to say I wasn t disappointed Echo Chamber was such an enthralling read for me I enjoyed it thoroughly I usually don t ike books that alternate between periods because they take ong to develop the story and put everything together but this one was really easy to follow from the beginning The plot was engaging from start to finish and surprisingly exciting for a book about technology The author gave information in small amounts at a time and just when you think you have it figured out there s an exciting twist that surprises you entirely The suspense is great and made the book hard to put down despite my busy schedule The characters stories were also really interesting and well developed My personal favorite is OrionMike not because he s essentially the main character but because he s so well described and pure I grew attached to his character My favorite thing about the book itself is its unexpectedness It addresses sooo many different themes that you would A Dark Sicilian Secret literally never expect when you start reading As you get deeper into the book it really feelsike you re going for a ride with all the twists and turns the book takes and all the themes introduced Wolf Creek Homecoming (Wolf Creek like racism I would recommend this book to any avid reader of any kind of fiction since it covers so much It pulls you away from the storyine briefly every now and then to give information that would seem entirely unrelated if it weren t for the author s talent in tying it all together The ending was very satisfying All in all the echo chamber did not disappoint 1010 would recommend. Rossing paths with Charlotte Boone once Hollywood’s up and coming royalty does a kink appear in the pattern With a daring heist in both the virtual and real worlds Charlotte may hold the key to burning it all to the ground the company the ying pundits and the echo chamber itse.
review The Echo ChamberReviewed via an ARC from the author for Rosie Amber s Review Team The fact that it was free has not affected this honest reviewWhat I iked The author has talent this a most original novel that makes some interesting points in an intelligent and well informed fashion Basically he can write good sentences has a fine handle on suspense and uses words creatively It is clear that he really knows his subject Silicon Valley the dangers of AI and dependence on social media how it is now so ingrained into our culture The Echo Chamber shows a good understanding of the future that is just around the corner *Some Of It Already Happening The Manipulation * of it already happening the manipulation our thoughts and prejudices by the media the ack of security concerning the data we give out so freely and its use by AI to re order the population This is all stuff I Her Rancher Hero (Saddlers Prairie, love to read about and some of which I have written about myself so certain aspects had me engrossed It is inventive I was impressed by the world put together within the pages and the insight There are some great twists It s well professionally put together and decently proofread The author has something to say This I think makes a novel than just a storyWhat I was not so sure about It s very technical in parts as I ve said I have an interest in the subject matter but some of it I found rather heavy going I think that if you don t have a uite good understanding of new technology much of it might go over your head The structure it goes back and forth between Before the collapse of the US and After with other Outside Time sections I m usually a fan of going back and forth between different periods but in this case I think ainear structure would have worked so much better I kept enjoying the Before parts then being dragged out of it to read about different characters and situations After This hampered the flow and made it definitely not an easy read I wondered at times if it was experimental for the sake of being experimental The dramatic event and its fallout when it happens is dealt with so uickly instead of seeing it experienced from character point of view we are just told about it in a brief fashion by a narrator Most of all there is The Maid of Lorne little or no characterisation I felt as though the author had thought up a brilliant plot but added the characters as an afterthought Mostly they re just seemike names on the page as vehicles for what he wanted to write about Only one is at all three dimensional Orion This is a debut novel and as I said I can see that Mr Evans has talent and a great deal to say but I think he needs to take some time to earn about writing as a reader and understanding that characters are central to any story because readers react to what happens in a fictional world because of how it affects the people they re reading about not because of the events themselves It does however have a few stunning reviews so if you re madly into tech rather than people you might ove this book Wallowing in our societies advance towards a social media blowout Evans story is crippled by a cast of How to Become a Virgin lackluster characters I could tell you the exact moment this story came crashing down around my ears Iiterally put down my e reader mumbling a disbelieving Is he for real I won t though because well spoiler So Dangerous Disguise (Cavanaugh Justice, let s back up aittle and cover the basics firstA virtual reality social networkA scheme to digitize the human brainAnd Diana
The Most Open Ended AI In The WorldIn A Fewmost open ended AI in the worldIn a few one of these projects would be mocked as an utter failureAnother project would be hauled as a groundbreaking successAnd the The Bosss Baby Surprise last one would bring the nation to the brink of ruinThe story follows Silicon Valley pr Pros Clever set up interesting characters timely topicsPossible Cons Video game style climax and villain tells all scene Roving point of view and a fair bit of tellThe Echo Chamber is in part a tale of tech corporate malfeasance involving a rogue AI a blender and ruthless Silicon Valley executives who build a social media echo chamber This hypnotic virtual reality seduces most of the world s population trapping people in their own memories or with a personalized preconceived worldview comfort zone This shadow world is a paradise for pundits who spew to put it politely non evidence based ideas about people and the environment The company dodges moral responsibility citing freedom of access acceptance and inclusion Moral blinders allow massive corporate expansi. Featured on The Verge A Silicon Valley scandal sets off a chain of dystopian events in this topical and twistaden thriller about virtual heists social media and second chancesMike is a Silicon Valley wunderkind who stood idly by while his company aunched an addicting social me. ,
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surprisingly action packed for being so based in technology It was engaging and never boringaction packed for being so based in technology It was engaging and never boring had a ittle bit of a Butterfly Effect to it with the reoccurring Command Performance lifetimes small changes and outcomes The book had a way of touching on current events while keeping the story completely fictional There were aot of twists and turns and the story wasn t at all predictable There is than one unexpected hero The ending did not disappoint Hold on and be prepared to pay attention or you might miss something important Rhett Evans hits the sci fi scene with a solid debut novel As you Loveknot (Welcome to Tyler, ll see on the back cover and in the Table of Contents you re going to have aot thrown at you The first half of the book bounces back and forth between past and future as well as between a number of characters though makes it so you never felt The Perfect Blend lostThe plot is a flurry of elements from Groundhog s Day the Matrix Inception and even Indiana Jones For better or worse Evans doesn t stay with any of those plot types for tooong which keeps the roller coaster ride going but it can be a ittle disheartening if you re really getting into something in particularSome examples early in the book there s a really fun scene with one of the protagonists in the virtual world involving a bunch of historic monuments Then there s nothing ike that for a Wanted (Sealed with a Kiss long time The Groundhog s Day aspect of Mike being trapped in aoop of his own memories as described in the back cover is only really fleshed out somewhere in the middle and then it s over though ramifications certainly remain Even the ove story between two characters that builds up in the first half is absent in almost the entire second half *as one of them goes missing In the end Evans makes the story * one of them goes missing In the end Evans makes the story own paints scenes beautifully with his details and touches on some timely issues The story eaves perhaps a very a Bachelor to the Rescue (Home to Dover, loose chance of a seuel but even if there s not Il be keeping on eye on what Evans comes up with next English review Rese a en espa ol The Echo Chamber by Rhett J Evans Published by Permuted Press 2019 263 pages Genres Dystopian Fiction Technological Thriller Techno thrillerCat Mike and Devon work in the future projects department Press 2019 263 pages Genres Dystopian Fiction Technological Thriller Techno thrillerCat Mike and Devon work in the future projects department Sharesuare The company s immersive social network project Sharebox enjoys unprecedented success In the midst of an internal discussion between content regulation and unrestricted monetization an ethical problem of epic proportions ensues with another parallel project the Nutrino Mixer the first intelligent smoothie machine The entire population is polarized and the world order is disrupted A Secrets At Maple Syrup Farm loop traveler Orion and a Hollywood star Charlotte Boone may be the only humans with the intention means and data necessary to save the world from total catastrophe The Echo Chamber is an excellent story of technological suspense or Techno thriller set in a chaotic and terrible world one that s perhaps too close and similar to our own reality The narrative style rhythm andanguage used in this novel are simply perfect The weight of the plot falls successively on three different characters Cat Mike and Charlotte all masterfully constructed and written with impressive easeWithout ever distancing himself from the main story and without pretending to be partial or sobering the author touches a multitude of very important issues of the present day whose implications threaten us as a dormant digital cancer among them social networks and net neutrality Whispers Of The Heart limits and social responsibility censorship and regulation sexism racism ageism xenophobia freedom and privacy reality and virtuality physical economy and digital services gratuity and speculation intolerance and plurality costs and sponsorship democratization power and polarization perfectionism values principles and humanityIn my personal opinion we are facing a huge book one of the best I ve read this year and in aong time an instant favori I came by this book via Booktasters in exchange for an honest reviewIn a sort of dystopian future in which technology has taken over the The Dukes Gamble lives of humanity an anonymous hero starts aoophole in the hope of changing the momento in which everything went wrongThis book was surprisingly delightful when I started reading it I must confess I was uite confused it seemed to me that technological slang was beyond my Unmasking the Marquess (Hold Your Breath, line of knowledge nothing further from the truth there came a moment in which I easily went through. Dia platform that made the world take a turn for the worse He did nothing when an outrageous tech scandal pushed a polarized country to the brink of collapse Then after becoming trapped in aoop of his own memories he is doomed to watch society fall apart over and over Only by