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February 2017 ISSUE

Rain Ship

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The funeral was as simple as I expected.
Visitors passed by the coffin one by one. The cold moss-light was centered on the coffin’s translucent lid. Under the dim lighting, Abani’s face seemed once more full and round. Her final hours had been painful, but fortunately—for all of us—she hadn’t held out too long. I heard [...]

October 2016 ISSUE

The Calculations of Artificials

Our third podcast for October is “The Calculations of Artificials” written by Chi Hui and read by Kate Baker.

 
icon for podpress  Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 121 - The Calculations of Artificials by Chi Hui [62:00m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (34643)

 
Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, May 2010.
 
Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.

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October 2016 ISSUE

The Calculations of Artificials

Introduction: Some numbers
In the year 2042, 2248 Actual people but 11.26 million Artificial people lived in the city of Mian on the continent of Asia. Meanwhile, 7.2 billion Artificials lived in the world as opposed to only 1.44 million Actuals. Out of those, only 127 people knew the truth about the world.
1 - The [...]