Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Does Google Dream of Electric Shepherds?

Who says good old hard Science Fiction is dead?
Check out this piece by George Dyson on Edge, Engineers Dreams. It's deeply researched, historically accurate, with a geek's lovingly obsessive attention to detail. This is what Science Fiction is supposed to be, a lens through which we get hazy glimpses of tommorrow.

I'd tell you more about the story, but it's short, and I'm avoiding spoilers.

via Slashdot

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