Podcast, Original Fiction
The Calculations of Artificials
Our third podcast for October is “The Calculations of Artificials” written by Chi Hui and read by Kate Baker.
Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, May 2010.
Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.
Chi Hui was born in northeast China. She has been an editor and writer for Science Fiction World, China's premiere genre magazine. She has garnered numerous nominations and honors, including a 2016 Chinese Nebula Silver Award for her novel Artificial Humanity 2075: Recombined Consciousness.
John Chu is a microprocessor architect by day, a writer, translator, and podcast narrator by night. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming at Boston Review, Uncanny, Asimov's Science Fiction, and Tor.com among other venues. His translations have been published or is forthcoming at Clarkesworld, The Big Book of SF, and other venues. He has narrated for podcasts such as EscapePod, PodCastle, and Lightspeed. His story "The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere" won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.