Download Ebook Zero Author Marc Elsberg ê Marc Elsberg – and–rey.us
Ocking and fear mongering way parts which I due to being a professional mostly skipped out of boredom to actually come up with an interesting plot Living with a complete eek I learned to love technology It is kind of mesmerizing how technology is taking over our lives that is why I was very intrigued by the blurb of this book After reading the book I am kind of petrified of how much of our personal data is actually collected without our knowledge Or maybe because of our ignoranceThe protagonist in this novel is Cynthia a single mother and investigative journalist who lives in London I really liked how realistic the main character was she is kind of old fashioned when it comes to technology and all the new findings really leave her confused Also I liked Cynthia s personality I think she was really curious brave and adventurous The Author offers a huge variety of characters in this book representing different sectors and different perspectives and in some places I found it difficult to identify who belongs where but to my luck there was a handy list of characters at the back of the novel which helped meThe narrative was really thought provoking Elsberg highlights many aspects of data collection and usage which really Night And Day got me thinking The story is told from multiple perspectives and that kind of kept my interestoing To
enjoy this book you have to like technology there is a ton of terms and IT processes this book you have to like technology there is a ton of terms and IT processes discussed so if you not into computers this book will not make sense to you I loved that author chose different settings in this book incorporating his native town Vienna Also I think that the author used his knowledge of advertising and influencing people very smartly and I bet that the search for smart Tennessee Takedown / Ravens Hollow glasses will increase after reading this book Because I am definitelyoing to search I enjoyed author s writing style for me it was understandable action filled and constantly changing The whole book was fitted into eight chapters and for me they were really long Even eight chapters and for me they were really long Even every chapter shared multiple events it still kind of dragged to me a sometimes I love my short chapters The ending rounded up the story very nicely but there are so many unanswered uestions that it is kind of bugging me I really liked The Circle and I think with a The Cowboy Takes a Bride (The Bridal Bid good director this book could be a superb movieSo to conclude It is a very well crafted story which feels kind of futuristic but when you think about it most of the things are already happening in one form or another It is filled with smart characters plenty of action and I think it is kind of a wake up call for all of the people who arelued to their Michaels Discovery (The Devaneys gadgets and the internet So Hey parents do you know what your child is up to Do read this book to find out why and I hope you will enjoy it Ironically enough a couple of days before I started this book I purchased a tracker watch Would I have still bought it after reading this book I honestly don t know I have it set to remind me to try do 250 steps every hour and I did chuckle when it flashed up that I only needed 20 odd steps for my hour and I dulyot up and had a wander What has this ot to do with anything Well it forms the crux of what is happening in this book Instead of data miners stealing data from internet footprints people can now sign up to a new site called Freemee and sell the same data for moneycredits Along with this users can also sign up for li. Re it’s too lateBut is anyone listeningThousands of teenagers are signing up to Freemee the biggest new social media site uploading personal information in exchange for advice on what to eat how to dress even how to choose their friends No one uestions what Freemee. .
This is a technothriller using the premise that monitoring data be it self monitoring or otherwise is catching on and becoming valuable Firms collecting this data start to try to influence what they monitor and control people s minds and actions A mysterious hacker roup called Zero is opposedThe central characters are a female journalist and her teen daughter and that daughter s friends Of course the younger folks are with it and are leading the way before the journalist even realises ActApps apps that ive pointers on how to improve your are leading the way before the journalist even realises ActApps apps that ive pointers on how to improve your and et paid for a better rating have been moderating the younger folks behaviour like stop dressing as a Goth and the teacher will ive you better marks or o out and train now even if you don t feel like it because you ll do better in the match Yet a sinister background and valuation of users shows up when the journalist investigates The action is largely set in England and Vienna with a shift to New York The author could have referenced China where a similar points rating system of citizens is under way by the state but maybe he wrote this book slightly too early I found the Story A Bit Of A a bit of a I have to say no humour and few likeable characters The journalist never seems to have to take an assignment or file copy Maybe the story lost something in translation from German Certainly the concept is interesting Some strong language and violence make this an adult read This is an unbiased review This book is scary and makes you revaluate your use of social media It fits in these current times perfectly The writing is fast paced and highly entertaining Well researched new future thriller about companies and overnments collecting all of our data and using it to manipulate our livesThe story is solid and becomes Hollywood ish toward the end The prose
solid but lacks style and Still it s easy to follow and doesn t distract from the plotThe dialogue is the definition of info dropping People only talk to each other to reveal information they should already know Remember when we You know that this etcHAVIN SAID THATthe premise and the world building of the technology is believable and fascinating Habit tracking apps semi smart AI telling you how to live your life advanced augmented reality Copper Lake Secrets glasses and an all knowing social networkIt sonna come folks if it hasn t already Currently it feels like a day can t Brooklyn's Song go by without a new technology related scandal appearing in our headlines Everyone from Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to corrupt foreignovernments are having a Men Are Like Waffles--Women Are Like Spaghetti Devotional Study Guide go at manipulating data to further their own ends We live in an information age where data is collateral and every aspect of our lives is available for analysis I ll admit to being fascinated and terrified about this prospect in eual measure A thriller that explores how information can be controlled repurposed and used to exploit people as its central plot was alwaysoing to draw me inThe main protagonist Cynthia Bonsant is an old school journalist in a modern world ReTweets and Page Likes mean very little to her She is interested in understanding how large corporations like Freemee can influence society When tragedy strikes close to home she is compelled to uncover the truth I found it is easy to empathise with Cynthia From a technolog This book is too preoccupied in presentingexplaining all technology in most clickbait y sh. The bestselling European thriller that foretold the danger and criminality of social media now available in EnglishA Guardian thriller of the month 'Elsberg is nothing if not prescient'ZERO an anonymous activist has Plain Jane The Hotshot given the world a warning stop the techiants befo. .IS SOLID BUT LACKS STYLE AND