Other Days Other Eyes [E–pub Download]


  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 158
  • Other Days Other Eyes
  • Bob Shaw
  • English
  • 21 January 2019
  • 9780330238939

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review Other Days Other Eyes ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free No toy at all when blackmailers discovered how to use it to see into the secret life of any victim and government officials found it could permit surveillance of any person any time anywhe. This book was written in 1972 A book I read and liked in my teens so I decided to re read to see how it has survived the passage of timeThe concept behind the book is brilliant a scientist invents a form of glass so dense that light can take years to pass through With experimentation the project is commercialised to produce a new product slow glass Ten year slow glass windows for example can be set over a beautiful harbour or mountain view for a decade storing the images for playback 10 years later After 10 years the glass can be installed in household windows to playback that view for the next decade The urban city dweller can have a decade of beautiful country views as the light makes its way through the glass The concept is brilliant and uniue The book reads as a loose collection of short stories centred around the glass murder mysteries played out years later through the slow glass windowsIn summ Biggles Flies East years to pass through With experimentation the project is commercialised to produce a new product slow glass Ten Letters to Chloe year slow glass windows for example can be set over a beautiful harbour or mountain view for a decade storing the images for playback 10 Ford County years later After 10 Johannes Cabal the Necromancer years the glass can be installed in household windows to playback that view for the next decade The urban city dweller can have a decade of beautiful country views as the light makes its way through the glass The concept is brilliant and uniue The book reads as a loose collection of short stories centred around the glass murder mysteries played out Academia Obscura years later through the slow glass windowsIn summ

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review Other Days Other Eyes ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ars It stopped being a toy when great new jeliners began to crash caraccidents multiplied astronomically and a mounting toll of deaths and disasters revealed its true potential And it was. Is it an anthology or a fix up Does it matter Shaw came up with a simple idea which in the hands of another author may have resulted in one decent story Shaw does than that He spends time thinking through the implications not for great pyrotechnical sci fi effect but for ordinary people the small differences that one thing one invention can make to a life Shaw used to refer to these clever ideas and the development of them as the wee thinky bits and learned to use them to great effect as here where the human drama plays out against a background of one of the cleverest and simplest concepts in SF

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review Other Days Other Eyes ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Slow glass was an amusing scientific toy Light traveled through it so slowly that looking through a pane of it you might see what had happened five minutes ago on the other side or five ye. Science fiction writers often miss out on the credit they re due for correctly predicting the future just because they got one niggling little detail wrong No fan of hard SF should have been surprised by WikiLeaks it was obvious that sooner or later technology was going to make it impossible to keep secrets The only uestion was the nature of the technology usedWell TL Sherred probably got there first with his classic 1947 short E For Effort and then there was Isaac Asimov in 1956 with The Dead Past In both of these stories people invent a gizmo time viewer or chronoscope depending on the version which allows you to view arbitrary scenes from the past Of course the past starts just a microsecond ago so you can also see the present and spy on everyone Both Sherred and Asimov see the government as grabbing the invention and using it for their nefarious ends Then in this 1972 novel Shaw comes up with a n


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    Other Days Other Eyes [E–pub Download] 4 stars for creeping me out with it’s prescience We don’t have slow glass but we have cameras everywhere and social media pressuring us to relieve us of our own privacy for the edification of people who shouldn’t matter to us anyway Some bits of excellent writing flashes of beautifully crafted sentences an

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    Download Other Days Other Eyes Bob Shaw ô 5 review Other Days Other Eyes [E–pub Download] Occasionally you read a science fiction book that not only explores the future but holds up a dark mirror to our past In a series of disturbing and thoughtful vignettes Bob Shaw explores how the invention of slow glass which alters light and enhances perception effects both personal relationships and global priv

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