[ExI] transhumanism in fiction

max at maxmore.com max at maxmore.com
Tue Jun 22 18:18:27 UTC 2010

A story along the lines of what you say here that I'm especially fond  
of is "The Gentle Seduction" by Marc Stiegler. I see it's available  


I also recommend Marc's Earthweb novel, for its portrayal of global  
use of decision markets to repel overwhelming alien invaders.


Quoting Adrian Tymes <wingcat at pacbell.net>:

> A possible extension: the child has the phone implanted, and
> brain slowly rewired (over the course of the story) to a
> silicon simulation - and sped up.  The child starts off
> identifiable; the audience sees the path to the conclusion;
> the audience may still identify with the post-uploaded mind
> even as it distributes among dozens of shells and starts
> breaking out the custom-designed nanotech.

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