They'd Rather Be Right Author:Mark Clifton and Frank Riley In 1955 THEY'D RATHER BE RIGHT became the second novel ever to win the HUGO Award, but for many years it was unavailable. It is now back in print. (?) — Joe Carter, Jonathan Billings and Duane Hoskins are the most unlikely fugitives imaginable. Their project to create the world's first synthetic brain. Their problem is that they succeeded. Th... more »ey built Bossy, the super-computer into which all the facts known to science -- and only facts, no unproven theories or assumptions -- were programmed. Now that word has gotten out that Bossy exists, and the masses are terrified. And so the Professors and Joe have been indicted and are on the run.
As many forces converge on Bossy, wanting the machine for their own selfish uses, the three scientists must find a way to protect it ... in order that Bossy may save all of humanity from itself.« less