[extropy-chat] Cognition enhancement in fiction

Alex Ramonsky alex at ramonsky.com
Thu Oct 5 20:57:07 UTC 2006

Would you wish to include humor in this collection?

Anders Sandberg wrote:

>For my cognition enhancement project, I have decided to not just put
>together a bibliography of research papers and ethics papers, but also
>fiction that deals with cognition enhancement - improved memory,
>attention, intelligence, creativity etc - in an intelligent way. So I
>would be interested in what novels and short stories (and poems for that
>matter) deals with the subject of technologically enhanced cognition. In
>particular discussion of the social effects in a nontrival way is
>Hopefully I can turn it into something like the nanotech in sf
>bibliography at http://www.geocities.com/asnapier/nano/n-sf/
>Any suggestions?

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