Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100

Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100

Title:Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:190 pages

“Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight” by Aliette de Bodard
“A Universal Elegy” by Tang Fei, translated by John Chu
“Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer
“The Apartment Dweller's Bestiary” by Kij Johnson
“Ether” by Zhang Ran, translated by Carmen Yiling Yan and Ken Liu
“The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild” by Catherynne M. Valente
“An Exile of the Heart” by Jay Lake
“This Wind Blowing, and This Tide” by Damien Broderick
“Laika's Ghost” by Karl Schroeder

“Song for a City-Universe: Lucius Shepard's Abandoned Vermillion” by Jason Heller
“Exploring the Frontier: A Conversation with Xia Jia” by Ken Liu
“Another Word: #PurpleSF” by Cat Rambo
“Editor's Desk: On the Road to One Hundred” by Neil Clarke

    Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 100 Reviews

  • carol.

    I know at some point, an ambitious librarian will move this entry around. So when it is lumped into a magazine, let's note that I read: 'Cat Pictures Please' by Naomi Kritzer.A 2015 Nebula nominee, a ...

  • Lori

    It's a quick fun read!Thanks, Carol. that's pretty cute....

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    Final review, first posted at (yes, I decided to revisit this novelette long enough to write a full review, even though analyzing this story makes my head spin):In a world wh...

  • Sr3yas

    2016 Locus Awards Winner for Best Short Story, 2016 Hugo Award Winner for Best Short StoryOh, Don't be fooled. This is not a story about cats. This is a Sci-fi story starring an A.I who is obsessed wi...

  • Jokoloyo

    Hugo Award Winner for Best Short Story 2016. It is a light story of a kind AI who likes cat pictures. The AI wants to help people although it is not so easy to understand people, let alone help to mak...

  • ?? Sarah ?? (former Nefarious Breeder of Murderous Crustaceans)

    Cat Pictures Please by Naomi Kritzer : 3 starsA fun little story about an AI who wants to do good *shudders* and is ever-so-slightly-obsessed with cat pictures. Entertaining enough but a little too r...

  • Cathy

    Cat Pictures Please by Naomi Kritzer“I want to be helpful. But knowing the optimal way to be helpful can be very complicated. There are all these ethical flow charts—I guess the official technical...

  • Mir

    Cat Pictures Please by Naomi Kritzer My job as written is very straightforward. Too straightforward....Running algorithms for a search engine doesn’t require consciousness. You don’t even need a c...

  • Renay

    This story is still so cheerful and bittersweet and tackles an idea I really like: how hard it is to be a functional person in a complicated society. We're the only people who can control our lives an...

  • Sidharth Vardhan

    A sweet little story about an AI that wants to help, and asks for nothing but cat pictures in return. Hugo winnerRead it here (~5 minutes):