As you travel from Chicago to St. Louis and on to Los Angeles on Interstate 40, you'll discover what's left of old Route 66. This book is a compilation of short stories written by Daniel Parks,... More > visions of the past and a prelude to the future, taken from his wanderings across middle America and the desert southwest.< Less
Daniel Parks was born in San Diego, California in 1942. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1962. After a four year enlistment, he returned to civilian life and worked for the next 43 years in engineering,... More > the final few years as founder of EM4 Design, a consulting company. After retiring from engineering, he now works part time for the Oklahoma State Parks System and also tends his property on Winding Stair Mountain in Southeastern, Oklahoma.
He enjoys writing and traveling and by combining the two, he's spun some interesting yarns based upon the places he's been and people he's met. His latest work, a book of wonderfully rhyming poems entitled “Poetic Scenes and Mystic Dreams,” can be purchased through many Internet outlets like Amazon and Lulu as well as your neighborhood book store.< Less
Computer Scientists have long researched the possible development of Artificial Intelligence while little progress has been made in its achievement.
The Laptop is a story about a computer design... More > that's believed to have originated in an obscure German settlement in the Siberian Desert early in the nineteen-seventies. The architectural composition of its operating system appears to have surpassed the quest for electronic intellect. Its embodiment was made manifest in an unlikely laptop computer that was recently purchased at an estate sale in the United States following the apparent suicide of its owner.
Inexplicably, The Laptop is able to bridge the gap between electronic systems and cerebral cognition in ways unknown by present day theorists.
If you fear computers, you'll want to read this story. If you wonder about the intentions of Computer Scientists and Information Technology Professionals, this book will engage your imagination and raise your anxiety levels.< Less
Poems written by Daniel Parks that define his life; the people he's met, the places he's been and the love of his life. His writing style is related to storytelling as he lays out yarns and tales... More > from his past using rhyming words and phrases. If you like poetry that’s been written by master poets, then you’ll like the words and works of this writer.< Less