Re: Ideas for Worlds in post-uploading VR or city structures

Anders Sandberg (
Wed, 2 Oct 1996 17:34:27 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 29 Sep 1996, Chris Hind wrote:

> I'm sure there must be a million fantasies out there of worlds people would
> like to live in post-uploading so lets hear some of them or perhaps cities
> constructed in the future. Maybe you'd like to live in an arcology towering
> above a Jurassic forrest or live in a ringworld? Remember to include ideas
> pertaining to genetic engineering, nanotech, ai, and space technologies.

Here are a few of my ideas:

A palace built into a rock spire at the edge of a dramatic mountain range;
beneath it a dense jungle spreads towards a tropical ocean in the

A space consisting of knowledge areas, information and stored experiences
interlinked by an ever changing semantic network.

An escheresque building set in a large English 18th century style park.

An alien dimension inhabited by abstract beings moving, evolving and
changing according to their own consistent (but alien) laws.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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