Charlie Stross just turned 50 and put up a post discussing his major life lessons, things he wished he could tell his 15 year old self, which briefly are: Don't die. (Try not to fail at this one as long as you can.) Idiots abound. (And recognize that correcting them is usually not your problem.) … Continue reading Charlie Stross discusses life lessons at 50
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Neptune’s Brood, a review
This is a review of Charlie Stross's science fiction novel, 'Neptune's Brood'. It's a sequel of sorts to another book of his that I reviewed a couple of weeks ago, 'Saturn's Children'. Both of these books envisage a post-human robotic civilization. (In both books, the robots have very human like personas, having been modeled after … Continue reading Neptune’s Brood, a review
After human extinction, a robot civilization?
This is a review of Charlie Stross's science fiction novel 'Saturn's Children'. It's been out for a few years, but I wanted to read his latest, 'Neptune's Brood', which is a sequel (of sorts), so I started with this one. Stross describes a universe where humans have gone extinct, but where the sentient machines that … Continue reading After human extinction, a robot civilization?