With his comedic dystopian future history populated by hapless reluctant heroes and lovesick artificial intelligences, Nick takes a big step toward becoming the American Douglas Adams
Bill Prady, Co-Creator, The Big Bang Theory TV Show
Edward of Planet Earth was recently nominated for the prestigious Global E-book Award. The book is a madcap political and philosophical satire that spoofs modern life, from organized religion to the traffic control system. 200 years in the future Edward Temple, a uniquely ordinary person becomes caught up in a zany world where self-aware super computers are as argumentative, egotistical, demanding, and emotionally needy as the humans they serve. Everything is fair game as Edward navigates befuddled governments, psychotic software, greedy corporations, overly attentive robots, and romance.
Nicholas Eftimiades is known worldwide for his book Chinese Intelligence Operations which earned him the title of Enemy of the People in China's People's Daily newspaper. He is a frequent lecturer and public speaker on future technology and societal changes, and national security issues. Nick has appeared on CBS Evening News with Connie Chung, Dateline NBC, ABC's Day One, BBC America, National Public Radio, and dozens of other television and radio broadcasts. Nick testified before several US Congressional and Presidential Commissions concerning National Security issues, future
technology development, and the future of the US space program. He has been a consultant for Hollywood movies.
The Global E-book Awards honor and bring attention to the future of book publishing: Ebooks. Now in its second year, the Awards are in 72 specific categories. Competition is intense between publishers large and small so that a winner is the best in its category not just the best of small or regionally-published e-books. Most e-books are also available as printed books as well. The awards ceremony will be in Santa Barbara, California, USA on August 18, 2012. See http://GlobalEbookAwards.com
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