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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: How I Found the Brother I Didn’t Know I Had by Marcelo Rinesi

I learned about him when the police arrested me for the murder of his mistress. We look very much alike, and police facial recognition doesn’t work very well on Hispanics in the dark.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Spirit of Global Sport by Marcelo Rinesi

When the Qatar 2022 World Cup final match was interrupted by the stadium becoming an overheated deathtrap, a terrorist cyber-attack was the obvious suspicion.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Overview Effect by Marcelo Rinesi

Blue and white. Some browns. Some green. Ever since humans could, seeing Earth from above was a source of awe. Perhaps what cathedrals had been scale models of.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Sideways by Marcelo Rinesi

There’s a trick to watching ad-supported videos in phones, TVs, or laptops: during the ads look just above the camera, so it thinks you’re paying attention and it doesn’t show you too many of them. Sadly, it doesn’t work for the videos in employee training and citizenship education, as it doesn’t fool the brain sensors.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Rewilding by Marcelo Rinesi

Restoring ecosystems doesn’t always mean going back.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Shape That Fell From The Cloud by Marcelo Rinesi

Whoever programs monsters…

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Blue Collar by Marcelo Rinesi

Of biotech, industry 4.0, and very quick showers.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story:  Murder on the self-driving shared ride by Marcelo Rinesi

Robot cars don’t kill people: People kill people. Or at least that’s Elon Musk’s tweetstorm header and legal defense strategy.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Wordless Prayers of the Small Ones by Marcelo Rinesi

The most baffling new diseases sometimes have the simplest cures.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Poisonous Song of the Skies by Marcelo Rinesi

Astronomers discover signs of alien intelligence, with clues to new, more powerful technology. What if it happens (relatively speaking) all the time?