Three brilliant MIT graduate students develop a revolutionary plan to upload a brain into a supercomputer. Then they go even further, pushing the frontiers of AI and robotics to levels hitherto unknown. Their fledgling corporation soon gets major financing, and everything seems promising.
The addition of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Mafia, and the billionaire investor adds even more complexity to the story. These elements create a sense of urgency and danger, and they also raise ethical questions about the use of technology.
The wife’s religious experience in Israel is a fascinating addition to the story. It provides a counterpoint to the technological advances, and it suggests that there is more to life than just science and reason.