What if a machine could tell you how to be happy? What if your results could be manipulated? What if you had to do something illegal, immoral, or unethical to achieve happiness? These are a few of the questions posed in the speculative fiction novel Tell the Machine Goodnight, by Katie Williams. Set in 2035, our protagonist Pearl works for a Facebook or Google-like tech organization, Apricity, whose name means "the warmth of the sun during winter". Businesses include Apricty readings as a benefit. along with insurance and retirement packages. Apricity is brought in to help victims of
Cedar Roe Library's public computers have limited availability Dec. 5-6 and will be unavailable Wednesday, Dec 7. WiFi is still available for public use.