Two rival tech companies compete for the chance to bring AI to Mars.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: If you enjoy a gripping story full of corporate espionage, high-stakes science, and robot dogs that are well-versed in mixology, then this fictional workplace drama is perfect for tuning out your real-life version of it.
Written by Fran Wilde, Malka Older, and Curtis C. Chen, with Martha Wells. Narrated by Natalie Naudus.
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1. There is no Binary
In the days leading up to the Mars AI competition, rivals DevLok and Watchover are ready to rumble.
2. The Singularity Will Be Televised
On the eve of the first trial, everyone tries to relax at the Moonshot bar.
3. Go Big AND Go Home
The competitors send their robots out into the desert as the first trial begins.
5. Machines of Loving Grace
As Watchover copes with an investor visit, at DevLok Trey tries to explain the mystery code.
6. Loss of Signal
The second trial drops and tensions are high. A little friendly competition might help everyone blow off steam.
7. This Facility has Gone 0 Days Without a Gray Goo Incident
Fourteen months in the past, a gray goo incident at DevLok leads to the foundation of Watchover.
8. The Promise You Made
Cameron is having a crisis, the AIs might be a little too autonomous, and trial three is about to begin.
9. The Bargain You Kept
Everyone is off to Antarctica for the third trial, but there might be something wrong with DevLok’s AI.