Halo [NOOK Book]

Overview

In the latter half of the twenty-first century, freelance data-auditor Mikhail Gonzales has been contracted to monitor an AI-controlled orbiting colony. Complications arise when an experimental treatment for a critically injured man is opposed by Gonzales' employer, the SenTrax corporation.
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Halo

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Overview

In the latter half of the twenty-first century, freelance data-auditor Mikhail Gonzales has been contracted to monitor an AI-controlled orbiting colony. Complications arise when an experimental treatment for a critically injured man is opposed by Gonzales' employer, the SenTrax corporation.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012180391
  • Publisher: Sunrise Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/6/2011
  • Series: Sunrise Master Works , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 201 KB

Meet the Author

Tom Maddox is an American science fiction writer, known for his part in the early cyberpunk movement.

His first novel was Halo, published in 1991 by Tor Books. His story Snake Eyes appeared in the 1986 collection Mirrorshades, edited by Bruce Sterling.

He is perhaps best-known as a friend and writing partner of William Gibson. They wrote two episodes of The X-Files together, "Kill Switch" and "First Person Shooter".

Maddox is the originator of the term Intrusion Countermeasures Electronics (or ICE). According to Maddox, he coined the term in the manuscript of an unpublished story that he showed to Gibson at a science fiction convention in Portland, Oregon. Gibson asked permission to use the acronym, and Maddox agreed. The term was then used in Gibson's early short stories and eventually popularized in the novel Neuromancer, in which Maddox was properly acknowledged.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2012

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    Is this about halo the video game with elites and aliens.

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    Posted March 8, 2011

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