Eliot Peper


Eliot Peper

Talk: Cumulus

Rick Klau and David Allison of Google join Eliot Peper to talk about his latest book, "Cumulus," a science fiction novel that takes place in a near future where economic inequality and persistent surveillance push Oakland to the brink of civil war. He will be donating proceeds from Cumulus to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Chapter 510, a local literacy non-profit serving underprivileged youth in Oakland. Peper has advised foreign governments on innovation policy and Fortune 100 companies on storytelling, and has been featured in Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and Forbes.

Eliot Peper

Eliot Peper is a novelist and strategist based in Oakland, CA. He writes fast-paced, deeply-researched stories with diverse casts that explore the intersection of technology and society.

The Book

His fourth novel, Cumulus, is a dark, gritty, standalone science fiction story set in a near-future Bay Area ravaged by economic inequality and persistent surveillance.

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