Re: BOOKS: Recommendations

Anders Sandberg (
Sat, 3 May 1997 13:50:25 +0200 (MET DST)

On Fri, 2 May 1997, Hal Dunn wrote:

> I had heard that "The Diamond Age" wasn't all that good, even tho' the topic
> sounds interesting: nanotech, right?

I enjoyed DA (I'll try to use E-prime; books "are" not good or bad, people
like them or not), but it has some flaws (like the hurried ending). It is
actually an unusually detailled description of a nanotechnological
society, with plenty of ideas of new forms of human organisation.

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