“The Home Team” is a 2008 science fiction short story by Greg Wickenhofer. It is about a man whose nifty new appliances refuse to work properly.
“The Concrete Jungle” is a 2004 science fiction novella by Charles Stross. It is about an agent who works for a secret British intelligence organization handling supernatural cases, and his discovery that someone has hacked into their deadly network.
“Artifice and Intelligence” is a 2007 science fiction short story by Tim Pratt. It is about an unorthodox artificial intelligence designer, a video game programmer and a recently converted pagan woman who are called into action to help an Indian sentient computer network do battle against the world’s malicious software.
By Greg Wickenhofer
“Orbiter’s Reward” is a very short 2008 science fiction short story by Greg Wickenhofer. It is about a scrap metal business that finds a very helpful robot.
Stable Strategies for Middle Management
by Eileen Gunn
• Page count: 8
“Stable Strategies for Middle Management” is a 1988 science fiction short story by Eileen Gunn. It is about a woman who has undertaken a drastic form of bioengineering as a way to move up the corporate ladder.
by Eric Frank Russell
• Word count: 4665
• Page count: 11
“Allamagoosa” is an award winning 1955 science fiction short story by Eric Frank Russell. It is about the crew of the spaceship Bustler, and their attempts to make everything spic and span prior to an official inspection.
Heaven, As Built By Tackleby Ames
by Bart Meehan
• Word count: 540
• Page count: 2
“Heaven, As Built By Tackleby Ames” is a 2007 flash fiction story by Bart Meehan. It is about a rich old jerk who builds a computer in which he can spend eternity.
Stories of the Alien Invasion
by Manek Mistry
• Word count: 4444
• Page count: 11
Stories of the Alien Invasion is a science fiction short story by Manek Mistry. It is about throngs of aliens that invade Earth, then don’t do much more than annoy people.
The Dog Said Bow-Wow
by Michael Swanwick
• Word count: 6231
• Page count: 16
The Dog Said Bow-Wow is an award winning science fiction short story by Michael Swanwick. It is about two scoundrels who have concocted the perfect con game in a future London. Read More
In The Pound, Near Breaktime
by Kent Brewster
• Word count: 1823
• Page count: 3
In The Pound, Near Breaktime is a science fiction short story that explores the idea of what the world would be like if unwanted pets, strays and pesky animals were intelligent enough to talk. Read More