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Dr. Andrew Burt is a professional science fiction writer and former Vice President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc., whose publication credits include dozens of published short stories and one novel. He herds Critters (www.critters.org), the first writer's workshop on the web. Outside of science fiction, he founded the world's first Internet service provider, has been a computer science professor (research in networking, security, privacy, and free-speech/social issues), and a technology consultant/author/speaker. He's currently CEO of TechSoft, and President of GreenAroundYou.org. For a hobby, he constructs solutions to all the world's problems. Fortunately -- nobody listens. He lives in the Rockies with his wife and their two parrots.

You can read most of the stories below right online or grab them in your favorite ebook format. Just click on the title.

I will be happy to sign and personally inscribe any ebook you buy from me.

Returns policy: If you don't like it and want your money back, I will refund it.

DRM: None. DRM is a horrible idea.

Cover A Bird in Hand

Sometimes I wish birds had never discovered that humans were intelligent...

(If you like playing Angry Birds then you've got to read this one. First published in Outside SF / FarSector in 2003.)

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Privacy Most Public

"Oswald," Emery had said. In the future, the Minuteman software system listens to all phone calls, reads all messages, watches everything, to keep Americans safe... but what happens when it mis-hears what someone says? Who's watching the watchers? An exciting tale that could too easily come true. Read Privacy Most Public.

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Cover The Reluctant Guest at the Edge of the World

"Free to go" doesn't always mean free to go...

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Cover Congestion

What does the future of transportation and racing look like? Join the last leg of the 2032 IDITEROC Race of Champions from Frisco to Denver. Sometimes it's about the journey, not the destination. Then again, sometimes it's not...

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Cover Corpus

She wanted my body. The problem was, I couldn't be exactly sure where to find it...

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Cover A Sailor on the Sea of Humanity (99¢)

If you had a terrible secret, perhaps you'd find time dilation has it's uses...

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Cover Δ π Delta Pi

A Hard SF story about Math... Whoever says Pi is a constant simply hasn't checked it precisely enough — which may be a good thing!

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The Last Flight of the Sarah Mae (First published at Neverworlds, now online at iFiction) - $1.99

Ode to a Bod, in Beyond the Last Star

(Anthology available in print only, for $14.95, from SFF.NET's online store.)

I've still got a few author's copies of my cyberwarfare thriller, Noontide Night, I ordinarily wouldn't plug my own book so much, but this one is for a good cause: I'm donating all the profits from Noontide Night to the American Red Cross. $9.99, print only, direct from me.








Aburt's Non-fiction Online

  • Curing Bad Customer Service — Just a Dollar a Minute

  • Say No to the Feeconomy

  • Hello, Corruption, My Old Friend — How Craigslist is Killing Democracy

  • Thoughts on Abolishing the Electoral College and the Impact on the Two Party System

  • Thoughts on Teaching Creationism Alongside Evolution in Science Classes

  • Necessity is the Assassin of Invention — How Moderation in the Name of "Spam" is Stifling Innovation

  • Thoughts on "Checks & Balances" Bi-Partisan voting
  • Cover Simulations and Reality in WYSIWYG Universes

    We're living in a Simulated Universe? Are you sure?

    Pondering about the nature of the universe is always fun, isn't it? It's one of the cool things science fiction writers get to do.

    So, this Oxford philosopher "proves," mathematically, that either you're living in a simulated universe, or else the world is going to end soon. Wow, that's bleak, no? Fortunately there are some flaws in his logic, leading to some even more fascinating ideas, which I've played with for fun in an article that was originally printed in the Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

    Enjoy it before the universe ends! :)

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