Hasse Hope has written an intelligent and satirical YA about technology, politics and feelings.
VG, 5 out of 6 stars
COOLNES IS NOT PROGRAMMABLE.
The year is 2057 and the company PrivatOil is about to launch Buddi, the world’s first 100 % humanlike robot, targeted to young and lonely people that need a robot friend. When the robot turns out to be the world’s greatest nerd, and no one wants to be friends with it, the company is in despair. The researchers at PrivateOil realize that coolness cannot be programmed, it must be learned the old-fashion way. So the robot Buddi becomes a student at the coolest school in town together with the coolest boy in school. The robot must now learn to be cool asap.
A comedy and futuristic drama about friendship and coolness.