"Perfectly blending nail-biting suspense with accessible science, bestseller Suarez establishes himself as a legitimate heir to Michael Crichton with this gripping present-day thriller." --Publisher's Weekly (starred review)
"A confident thriller that leaves us wondering notwhetherits fictional premise will one day become reality, but when. " --Kirkus Reviews on Kill Decision"
"A plausible account of how, and more importantly, why, the real 'skynet' might be created." --Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc.
"Kill Decision is a fantastic techno-thriller. As someone who has designed combat robots myself, I found the technology depicted both accurate and chilling." --Alexander Rose,Roboticist &Executive Director ofThe Long Now Foundation
"Suarez's fiction is closer to reality than most people think." --Chris Anderson, author & Editor-in-Chief, Wired Magazine
I'm a fan of Daniel Suarez's novels, as I like how he can take advanced technology and push it to the edge to create a nightmare scenario. In Kill Decision, Suarez takes the topic of unmanned aerial drones, combines them with software to make autonomous decisions, and you get a form of warfare that has few defenses. Even worse, you have some powerful vested interests who want to make sure that the public has the correct "opinion" of these drones. Suarez paints a picture that is … more