Homeland meets Zero Dark Thirty in this science fiction thriller about artificial intelligence, sentience, and labor rights in a near future dominated by the gig economy

“A fantastic big-idea thriller, with plenty of action, and substantive, impor-tant perspectives on what the future might look like.” —Malka Older, author of Infomocracy, and the Hugo-finalist Centenal Cycle

“ From the opening manifesto to its ingenious technologies, Machinehood builds an inspiring and believable vision of the future that is both thought-provoking and hopeful. It will leave you wishing that tomorrow could arrive a little sooner.” —Ray Kurzweil, bestselling author, pioneering inventor, and renowned futurist

“ With clever invention and astute observation popping from every paragraph, Machinehood takes you on a thrilling ride through a gritty, panoramic future that showcases intelligence in all its manifestations, humanity in all its potentialities, the infinite grace of ourselves as well as of our creations.” —Ken Liu, author of The Grace of Kings and The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

★ “This stunning near-future thriller from Divya (Runtime) tackles issues of economic inequality, workers’ rights, privacy, and the nature of intelligence. . . . Crack worldbuilding and vivid characters make for a memorable, page-turning adventure, while the thematic inquiries into human and AI labor rights offer plenty to chew on for fans of big idea sci-fi. Readers will be blown away.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review