Re: MEDIA: Forthcoming Books from Bear and Egan

Robin Hanson (
Thu, 08 Apr 1999 10:51:10 -0700

Doug Bailey wrote:
>Greg Bear's new book,
>_Darwin's Radio_ is due out May 1999 (UK)/September 1999 (US).
>Bear stated the book contains "a new and startling take on human
>evolution. No aliens, no mutations, just sex and reproduction--
>on a species level." Bear also stated there was a lot of Hollywood
>interest in the initial outline of the book.

I heard him give a talk on this a month ago (& sat next to him at dinner). He basically thinks DNA is a lot smarter than we think.

Robin Hanson   
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