Parker Ragland is a writer who spends most days trying to convince people that artificial intelligence isn’t that scary (contrary to what some of his fiction might suggest). Currently, he works as a technical writer at a company that builds software used to analyze data. Previously, he served as Executive Editor of the Colorado Technology Law Journal. He lives in Denver.

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Parker Ragland has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Carrion Droid, Zoe, and a Small Flame

FICTION by Parker Ragland in Issue 187 – April 2022

The carrion droid brushes its synthetic fingers through Aanya Ruiz’s branches. She has grown so much since it buried the egg-shaped pod that contained her corpse. Ninety years, seventeen days, fifteen hours, thirty-one minutes, and twelve seconds have elapsed. Her leaves bask in the sunbeams that filter into Flatirons Biodome, where the air always smells […]
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