Short stories tagged with Computers

Listing 12 stories.

Guided by the spirit of an ancient queen, a lonely hotel IT manager brings together an unlikely group of individuals to eventually bring about her reincarnation as a mystical kharchal.

A man who goes through life with visions of people from other time periods must answer the question of his purpose with only a cryptic computer printout to guide him.

As a programmer builds a videogame world, the stars above Earth go out and reality begins to disappear one landscape at a time until nothing is left but a memory of a woman, Sarah.

When a man receives a mysterious automated phone call from his reticent neighbor, he finds himself in the midst of a technologically adept murder mystery.

As humans gain the ability to upload their consciousness, a man must come to grips with the end of the world as he once knew it.

A videogame developer becomes obsessed with an AI character of her own creation, and her struggle to control and understand what she has built brings dire consequences.

A mixed-race young man who passes as white hacks into his county's judiciary system to give a Black boy a fairer trial. Along the way, Russian hackers try to frame him for unspeakable crimes and destabilize America by inciting conflict about the boy's trial.

A middle-aged salesman from New Jersey finds himself studying the intricacies of his life and the hospital he stays at after he becomes ill on his flight.

Twin hackers work to crack the security of a notoriously impenetrable European bank in this story inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher."

When the Dalai Lama approaches a New York engineer with a strange request, mankind finds itself closer to the end of the world than ever before.