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Author: D. F. Jones Narrator: P. J. Ochlan Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Colossus Trilogy Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781541472808
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Charles Forbin has dedicated the last ten years of his life to the construction of his own supercomputer, Colossus, rejecting romantic and social endeavors in order to create the United States’ very first Artificially Intelligent defense system. Colossus is a supercomputer capable of in-taking and analyzing data rapidly, allowing it to make real-time decisions about the nation’s defense. But Colossus soon exceeds even Forbin’s calculated expectations, learning to think independently of the Colossus Programming Office, processing data over one hundred times faster than Forbin and his team had originally anticipated. The President hands off full control of the nation’s missiles and other defense protocols to Colossus and makes the announcement to the world that he has ensured peace. However, the USSR quickly announces that it too has a supercomputer, Guardian, with capabilities similar to that of Colossus. Forbin is concerned when Colossus asks—asks—to communicate with Guardian. The computer he built shouldn’t be able to ask at all . . .

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  • 5 out of 5 stars . . . The narration by P.J. Ochlan really lent itself well to this audiobook, he was able to voice this in a way that really made it feel like I was there while all of this was happening. Brian's Book Blog

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About the Author

Dennis Feltham Jones was a British science fiction author who published under the name D. F. Jones. He was a naval commander in World War II and lived in Cornwall.

His first novel, Colossus (1966), was made into the feature film Colossus: The Forbin Project

About the Narrator

P. J. Ochlan is an Audie Award–winning, multiple Earphones Award–winning, and Voice Arts Award–nominated narrator of hundreds of audiobooks. His acting career spans more than thirty years and has also included Broadway, the NY Shakespeare Festival under Joseph Papp, critically acclaimed feature films, and television series regular roles.