From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths. For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. To make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation. Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire. In this sci-fi thriller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all.
Return to the immersive, action-packed world of Warcross in this thrilling sequel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side. Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew. But Emika soon learns that Zero isn't all that he seems--and his protection comes at a price. Caught in a web of betrayal, with the future of free will at risk, just how far will Emika go to take down the man she loves? In this explosive sequel to the New York Times bestselling Warcross, Marie Lu delivers an addictive finale that will hold you captive till the very last page.
WARCROSS brandishes knife behind the latter . LAPORTE watches the outlaws keenly while he takes a revolver from drawer of table and hands it over to HEMLOCK , who looks to see if it is capped . All look fierce .
Author: Joan L. KnickerbockerPublish On: 2019-08-28
Many elements of Ready Player One also appear in Warcross by Marie Lu (2017). It also focuses on a competition that takes place in virtual reality, and its protagonist is also a young adult living in poverty. In this book, however, ...
Author: Joan L. Knickerbocker
Now in its second edition, this book explores a great variety of genres and formats of young adult literature while placing special emphasis on contemporary works with nontraditional themes, protagonists, and literary conventions that are well suited to young adult readers. It looks at the ways in which contemporary readers can access literature and share the works they're reading, and it shows teachers the resources that are available, especially online, for choosing and using good literature in the classroom and for recommending books for their students’ personal reading. In addition to traditional genre chapters, this book includes chapters on literary nonfiction; poetry, short stories, and drama; and film. Graphic novels, diversity issues, and uses of technology are also included throughout the text. The book's discussion of literary language—including traditional elements as well as metafictive terms—enables readers to share in a literary conversation with their peers (and others) when communicating about books. This book is an essential resource for preservice educators to help young adults understand and appreciate the excellent literature that is available to them. New to the second edition: New popular authors, books, and movies with a greater focus on diversity of literature Updated coverage of new trends, such as metafiction, a renewed focus on nonfiction, and retellings of canonical works Increased attention to graphic novels and multimodal texts throughout the book eResources with downloadable materials, including book lists, awards lists, and Focus Questions
Social, Cultural, and Historical Contexts of Technology Use – In Warcross, how did the game provide a set of participatory standards and sociocultural norms for its users? What “norms” are present within your own online culture of ...
In this volume, contributors advance the theories and praxis of Critical Digital Literacies. Aimed at literacy, teacher education, and English Education practitioners, this volume explores critical practices with digital tools, with a pronounced focus on social justice.
This choice of text is primarily contentdriven, as Warcross presents a particularly compelling case of intersection between AI and YLM, with the novel's narrative initially appearing dominated by concerns around digital (and therefore, ...
Author: Ariane Hanemaayer
Publisher: Springer Nature
Category: Artificial intelligence
This book answer this below question by drawing on a range of critical approaches across the social sciences and humanities, including posthumanism, ethics and human values, media and communications, linguistics, governance and justice studies, surveillance studies, Black feminism, and social and political resistance. On what basis can we challenge Artificial Intelligence (AI)its infusion, investment, and implementation across the globe? . The authors analyse timely topics, including bias and language processing, responsibility and machine learning, COVID-19 and AI in health technologies, bio-AI and nanotechnology, digit ethics, AI and the gig economy, and representations of AI in literature and culture. This book is for those who are currently working in the field of AI critique and disruption. It is also a book for those who want to learn more about how to doubt, question, challenge, reject, reform and otherwise reprise "AI" as it has been practiced and promoted. Ariane Hanemaayer is Associate Professor at Brandon University and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge. She is also Author of The Impossible Clinic: A critical sociology of evidence based medicine.
... India 124 War Cross 1914-18, Czechoslovakia 44 War Cross 1939, Czechoslovakia 44 War Cross (1940), Greece 119 War Cross, Italy 131 War Cross 1940—45, Luxembourg 138 War Cross 1951, Luxembourg 138 War Cross, Norway 160 War Cross 1917 ...
Author: John Clarke
Publisher: Pen and Sword
This book is acknowledged as the only work dealing exclusively with the identification and description of international gallantry awards, past and present. The multitude of illustrations allows the reader to readily identify those awards most likely to be encountered. The work embraces forty-three countries and describes 270 decorations together with their various classes. A ten page ribbon chart shows 216 different world gallantry ribbons all in full colour.
Author: United States. Congress. HousePublish On: 1949
Owen R. Durham , War Cross , Greece : Lt. Col. Maurice C. Holden , Merito Military , Mexico ; Lt. Col. Joseph G. Duncan , Military Merit , Mexico ; Lt. Col. Charles M. Peeke , National Order of Merit , Paraguay ; Lt. Col.
French War Cross ( with palm ) , Military Medal . For gallantry while transporting munitions under heavy shell fire , November , 1917 . HIERBERT RUSSELL LATIMER , '08 ... British Military Cross , Citation . For courage under trying ...