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  • Posted March 5, 2014

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    There is a lot of tech talk which I don't understand entirely bu

    There is a lot of tech talk which I don't understand entirely but the beauty of this book is that it didn't much affect my reading experience. Story is fairly entertaining and all the characters are well developed & strong. Over all the book is well written. It keeps you interested through out.
    At first I didn't like Dan's character much. He seemed to me to be an opportunistic, who is afraid of commitments but likes to keep his options open. But as the story unravels I formed a connection with his character and the tragedy surrounding it. He is very much interested in Maya, his best friend's sister. They have a relationship based on comfort.
    When she moves to India with her family Daniel meets Kelly. Although he is still in a sort-of-relation with Maya, he is also interested in Kelly. When she purposes a business opportunity, for a while Dan seriously considers taking it but in the end he decides to go to India and work on the "Wizer" he and Krish created.
    Krish is his best friend and both are working on AI technology together. They are well on the road to success and fame when in a tragic incident Maya dies. Then Dan creates a "Dirrogate" of Maya. he is devastated by her death and uses his tech-knowledge to some how bring her back to life and deal with his grief. The story poses certain questions about human integrity, belief-system and how technology plays its role in both good and bad ways. It makes us think as to what is right here and what isn't? It is a heart touching story which tells how greed can lead to misuse of technology which should be used only for the betterment of society and human life.
    The best thing about this book is the way the author has merged the two themes (science and love) together. It is not only about scientific technology but also a tragic love story of Daniel and Maya. A definite 4-star as far as my opinion goes.

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