Issue 104 – May 2015

Podcast, Reprint

Tyche and the Ants


Our seventh podcast for May is “Tyche and the Ants” written by Hannu Rajaniemi and read by Kate Baker.

Originally published in Edge of Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2012.

Author profile

Hannu Rajaniemi was born in Ylivieska, Finland, but spent many years in Edinburgh, Scotland where he received a Ph.D. in string theory, and currently lives in Oakland, California. He is the co-founder of ThinkTank Maths, which provides consultation service and research in applied mathematics and business development. Rajaniemi has had a big impact on the field with only a relatively small body of work. His first novel, The Quantum Thief, was published in 2010 to a great deal of critical buzz and response, and has been followed by two sequels, The Fractal Prince and The Causal Angel. His most recent book is a collection, Hannu Rajaniemi: Collected Stories. Coming up is a new novel, Summerland.

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