I'm certainly going to have to bookmark this thread and check back when I've read my first selection. Thanks for all the advice - really good selection I feel.
I had beter give something back to this thread but I'm not that well versed in fiction. This is why I needed advise.
But I have read
The Eight Katherine Neville
Catherine is a workaholic computer whizz who finds herself manipulated by sinister influences into using her problem-solving skills to find and reassemble a legendary chess set. It is a journey that takes her throughout time and history.
I thought it was amazing, looks like some ratings agreed with me.
And anyone into computers / future technology / science fiction may like this work of non-fiction:
Beyond Humanity : Cyberevolution and Future Minds
~Gregory S. Paul, Earl Cox
Charles River Media
This volume discusses the implications of teaching our computers and robots to think. The authors, a paleontologist and an artificial intelligence guru, team up to present some of the sociological, theological, and scientific issues that we will face in the 21st century. Over 150 years ago Darwin realized that evolutionary change is the driving force in our universe. The text considers how Darwin failed to appreciate how fundamentally the evolution of science and technology will change not only our world, but our very minds - and how soon it may happen.