planet sized processors (Re: On what the NSA does with its tech)
eugen at leitl.org
Thu Aug 5 01:56:07 PDT 2004
On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 06:16:14PM -0400, Adam Back wrote:
> The planet sized processor stuff reminds me of Charlie Stross' sci-fi
> short story "Scratch Monkey" which features nanotech, planet sized
Not a coincidence, as he's been mining diverse transhumanist/extropian
communities for raw bits. Kudos to his work, very nicely done.
> processors which colonize space and build more planet-sized
> processors. The application is upload, real-time memory backup, and
> afterlife in DreamTime (distributed simulation environment), and an
> option of reincarnation.
http://www.aleph.se/Trans/ is a bit dated, but is still a very good resource.
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