Re: Transcension (in fiction) before Vinge's Singularity

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sun Sep 16 2007 - 13:27:10 MDT

At 12:05 AM 9/16/2007 -0700, Kevin Peterson wrote:

>That story stuck in my head as well, not the implication of
>transcending in the back story, rather for the queen's claim that
>"intelligence is not a survival trait". It wasn't crucial to the
>story, but it is difficult to argue against.

It's displayed impressively in Peter Watts' novel BLINDSIGHT, which
is strongly recommended.

Damien Broderick

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