Dan T. Sehlberg
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A story of a man who tries to save his wife’s life. He shows commitment, love and bravery.
Eric Söderqvist, professor at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has invented Mind Surf: a thought-controlled system that allows people to browse the web. Samir Mustaf is a former MIT professor whose daughter Mona was killed by a bomb five years earlier. He has just developed the most sophisticated computer virus the world has ever seen, for the purpose of a cyber-attack against Israel’s financial system. Samir Mustaf is a former MIT professor whose daughter Mona was killed by an Israeli cluster bomb five years earlier. He has just developed the most sophisticated computer virus the world has ever seen, for the purpose of a cyber-attack against Israel’s financial system. Eric’s wife Hanna falls into a coma — struck by an aggressive and previously unknown virus — after having tested her husband’s invention. The doctors are at a loss. Although everyone around him thinks he’s gone mad, Eric is convinced that his wife has been infected by a powerful computer virus known as Mona, and that the only way he can save her is by tracking down its creator.
Why is the story appropriate for the targeted groups of RSP readers?
What are the distinguished readers interests reflected by this book/story?
Why is this story motivational for the pupils?
The story describes how technologies can be linked to our brains and what damage it might cause and thus warns us against misusing it.
Is there a historical, political, multi/inter cultural, migrant or similar context recognized in this book/story?
Yes - It describes the conflict between Israel and Lebanon and its consequences on common people.
Is there a principle of inclusion reflected in this book/story and does it promotes understanding of cultural diversities and heritage?
The importance of the cultural and religious belonging.