Re: SPACE: Uploads in space?

Eugene Leitl (
Sat, 4 Jan 1997 19:39:57 +0100 (MET)

> it is a source of new complexity ("nobody in virtual reality had ever
> expected what lived on X-15...") and sometimes as security.

This is exactly the scenario in Greg Egan's "Wang's Carpet's", where an
interstellar upload expedition found (of all things) an artifical reality
sapience community in a molecular computer (floating polysaccharide
carpets) of natural origin (Greg E. even mentioned Stuart A. Kauffman's
EOC, wow).