Artificial Intelligence. How, exactly, does a machine become self-aware? What is required for an AI to produce the self-replicating brainpower necessary to protect itself? Is our reality of racing toward AI becoming a threat to humanity? Are humans sprinting toward a self-induced end-of-days? A few thousand years ago, someone hid the coding required for a machine to become self-aware.
We unlocked the cipher. Now, we must stop it.
“A story with twists and turns that will make you desperate to read the next chapter. The characters are distinct and the unfolding of the story is perfectly paced. Understanding AI and its capabilities can be technical and boring, but this story is funny, intriguing, and brings to light the darkness that AI could cause.” – Amy
“A story reminiscent of War Games meets Transcendence meets 2001: A Space Odyssey, Threshold takes you on an adventure into how much closer we are to the complexities of true and complete artificial intelligence than we realize. What would happen if an AI program exceeded its programming to become self aware? Would it have the same morals that humankind claims to share? What if we lost control….?” – Courtney
“R.C. Ducantlin grabs the reader and takes them on a fast-paced, nail-biting journey following the exploits of a rogue AI hell-bent on making humanity obsolete. Can’t wait to read the next one!” – Beta Reader