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Postsingular

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Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nanotechnology,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A crazed computer industry billionaire and U.S. president form a partnership to transform the planet through sentient nanotechnology, but their plans are reversed by Chu, an autistic boy.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRudy Rucker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.U298 P67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 pages ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26311994M
    ISBN 100765318725
    ISBN 109780765318725
    OCLC/WorldCa243544442


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Postsingular tells the tale of a few folks who live through a very simplistic Singularity, and how they cope with the new always-networked world populated by artificial intelligences and strange beings from a parallel universe/5(). Postsingular keeps up the breakneck speed of inventiveness evident in the Ware Tetralogy, especially the sense of accelerating strangeness, both cosmological and human.

Rucker packs in as many ideas into one novel as five normal SF authors would/5(26). Rudy Rucker's new novel Postsingular is pure Rucker: a dope-addled exploration of the way-out fringes of string theory and the quantum universe that distorts the possible into the most improbable contortions A kick-ass, weird-ass post-cyberpunk novel This is one of the most fun, strangest, most thought-provoking sf novels I've read.

About the Author. Rudy Rucker is a writer and a mathematician who worked for twenty years as a Silicon Valley computer science professor. He is regarded as contemporary master of science-fiction, and received the Philip K. Dick award twice. His thirty published books include both novels and non-fiction books/5(8).

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Alt-cultural folk strive to save Earth from digitized doom in this novel from the prince of gonzo SF. A computer mogul's threat to replace messy reality with clean virtuality and by a memory-hungry artificial intelligence called the Big Pig propels nanotechnologist Ond Lutter, his autistic son, Chu, and their allies on an /5(8).

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He is regarded as contemporary master of science-fiction, and received the Philip K. Dick award twice. His thirty published Postsingular book include both novels and non-fiction books. A founder of the cyberpunk school of science-fiction, Rucker also writes SF in a realistic style known as transrealism.

Rudy Rucker. Praise for Postsingular “Rudy Rucker should be declared a National Treasure of American Science Fiction. Someone simultaneously channeling Kurt Godel and Lenny Bruce might start to approximate full-on Ruckerian warp-space, but without the sweet, human, splendidly goofy Rudy-ness at the core of the singularity.” —William Gibson, author of.

It helps to have read "Postsingular" because that book introduced many of the high-concept multiverse ideas that he refers to in Hylzoic. Nonetheless is is a delightful fast paced romp through the mind of one of SFs great treasures/5(11).

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It all begins next year in California. A maladjusted computer industry billionaire and a somewhat crazy US President initiate a radical transformation of the world through sentient nanotechnology; sort.

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Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Save. Rudy writes the “Ware” series and the “Postsingular” series, as well as some stand alone novels. His debut novel, called “White Light”, was released in the year He also writes non-fiction books on infinity, fourth dimension, and the meaning of computation.

Postsingular. [Rudy v B Rucker] -- After a bizarre scheme on the part of a ruthless computer billionaire and a wacky U.S. president to radically alter the world through sentient nanotechnology goes awry, mysterious giant humanoids.

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At first they succeed, but their plans are reversed by Chu, an autistic boy. Postsingular. [Rudy v B Rucker] -- A crazed computer industry billionaire and U.S. president form a partnership to transform the planet through sentient nanotechnology, but their plans are reversed by Chu, an autistic boy.

Postsingular by Rudy Rucker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). That -- WHEENK -- is the name of the "metanovel" one of the Postsingular characters busies herself creating during the course of the book.

It's also a perfect poster word for describing this Rudy Rucker sci-fi extravaganza. Postsingular by Rudy Rucker. — 0 ratings — 0 reviews subjects: Science Fiction.

Tweet. There are currently no other reviews for this book. Excerpt. Two boys walked down the beach, deep in conversation. Seventeen-year-old Jeff Luty was carrying a carbon-fiber pipe rocket. His best friend, Carlos Tucay, was carrying the launch rod and Released on: J Postsingular and its sequel, Hylozoic, represent Rucker's return to the cyberpunk style of his classic Ware tetralogy.

Postsingular takes on the question of what will happen after the Singularity—what will happen after computers become as smart as humans and nanotechnology takes on the power of magic. “Postsingular” is the latest book by mathematician and cyperpunk author Rudy Rucker, where he ponders the question of what might happen after the Singularity, the point at which computer intelligence exceeds that of humans.

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Postsingular by rudy rucker Review and Opinion /08/14 Postsingular Rudy Rucker Tor hardcover $ Free download via: review by Patrick Hudson The 'singularity' is a slightly mystical concept. As such, we can now take a look at the best books by Rudy Rucker.

Ware Book Series. By far the most well-known series that has come from the infinitely talented Rucker, the Ware series is a true classic.

It is comprised of four books, thus it’s a tetralogy. The books are: Software, published in Wetware, published in Read Postsingular, by Rudy Rucker in HTML for FREE.

Also available in PDF, ePub and Kindle formats. HTML version, page   I don't remember where I heard about 'Postsingular', but it was somewhere where Charles Stross' accelerando was discussed. It could have been Stross' blog itself, or it could have been amazon recommendations, but I digress.

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