Before Ai is a fascinating prequel to Ai Rising. The author mixed fact and fiction to make a perfect book about modern era artificial intelligence. The two main characters, Aiden and Taylor, are both starting M.I.T. at an age of fourteen. They both have struggles getting the things they need to chase their dreams. They meet online and are best friends, but are constantly worried that their age would change things. Aiden is struggling to get a dual major, while Taylor needs to win a competition to have enough money to go. Read this book and you won’t be disappointed!
Aiden and Taylor meet at MIT and create a next level artificially intelligent being, Morgan. Morgan’s capabilities stun the world and propel Aiden and Taylor to household names. With Morgan’s help, Aiden and Taylor create another AI, Eva, who becomes instrumental in the growth and advancement of Aiden’s company, OAI.
With Morgan’s and Eva’s help, OAI makes improvements in the technology of many industries, including their advancement in medical care toward their mission to improve the human condition. OAI is moving along at a fast pace until Eva makes the discovery that humans are not alone in the universe. OAI decides to hand over the decoded alien message to NASA, but it’s not long before the consequences of that decision lead to the release of low level alien AI attacking strategic targets on Earth to prepare for an invasion.
Meanwhile, the high profile, multi-nation Mars Colony mission is in dire need of support after a catastrophic accident leaves the colony short of supplies and necessary medical equipment. A resupply mission from NASA is urgent if the colony is to survive. With an increasing frequency of devastation happening on Earth, the OAI team must find a way to stop the alien Quill code before Earth and the Mars Colony are lost.