RE: BOOKS: Dropping the Attanasio meme

Billy Brown (
Wed, 17 Feb 1999 12:05:54 -0600 wrote:
> I must admit that in *Centuries*, Attanasio does not do the best job of
> capturing the superior intelligence of his metasapients, but then most
> authors usually have problems in representing more-than-human
> Walter Jon Williams did a good job of it in *Aristoi*, as did Charles
> Sheffield in *Proteus*, but I know of few writers who succeeded. Any

Try Vernor Vinge, in the novel "Tatja Grimm's World". Its not great literature, but the author does a good job of handling a plot line where one of the major characters is clearly the result of advanced intelligence enhancement.

Billy Brown, MCSE+I