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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?

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Noontime Dawns by Marcelo Rinesi

The problem isn’t that the research station is completely quiet; it’s noon, after all. But the interior decoration is deeply unsettling.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short Story: War Drone by Marcelo Rinesi

There’s nothing so primitive as a point of view in a swarm.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short Story: Blue, Grey, Red by Marcelo Rinesi

You don’t switch off the union’s AI overlay in your glasses because you’re a bad cop. You’re every bit as good as somebody call Sofía Rodriguez would have to be to become and remain one in Arkansas - and you wouldn’t want to forfeit the union’s legal protection, which is tied to using their version of the AI.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Last Words of the Hero of the Heatwave Wars by Marcelo Rinesi

The five stages of ecological grief were climate denial, ethno-nationalistic anger, economic depression, and then bargaining with Alison Brun’s company but quickly accepting her terms. She was, after all, the most famous environmental urban engineer in the world, the woman who saved Chennai (for a while), and the last person to leave Houston besides the soldiers and biologists of the informally named North Hell Base.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Everett Arbitrage by Marcelo Rinesi

The place is an old-fashioned coworking space, poorly maintained. About two dozen men, most of them in their forties and wearing faded crypto t-shirts, wait as a presentation adjusts itself to their psychological and semiotic profiles.

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Digital anamnesis and other crimes [short story] by Marcelo Rinesi

A database is a tool for forgetting; it decays on command, faster than nightmares and more thoroughly than graves.