“The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling” is a 2013 science fiction short story by Ted Chiang. It is about a device which helps people find recordings from any moment of their life – and the profound impact that has upon society in general and one man specifically. Read More
"The Lifecycle of Software Objects" is a 2010 science fiction novella by Ted Chiang. It is about the hard, and sometimes sad, lives of Artificial Intelligence software objects known as Digients. Read More
“Tower of Babylon” is a 1990 science fiction novelette by Ted Chiang. It is about the journey of a young miner who ascends the great tower of Babylon to help break through the vault of heaven.
“What’s Expected of Us” is a 2005 science fiction short story by Ted Chiang. It is about a device that predicts when a person will push a button, and the devastating effect it has upon society.
“The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” is a short story by Ted Chiang that has been nominated for the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. It is about a fabric merchant in ancient Baghdad who discovers a time portal.
Ever wondered how difficult it would be to communicate with aliens? Probably a bit harder than Star Trek makes it appear – in fact a person might have to change her whole view of the space-time continuum to truly understand their point of view.