[The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight


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    [The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight A plain old fun sci fi what iffer The plot is serviceable but beside the point The point is Knight makes some interesting points about

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    [The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight characters The People Maker I started rereading this I read it when I was still young and I want to see if it stands up The writing is definitely dated

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    characters The People Maker [The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight Damon Knight µ 3 read Almost all science fiction novels are built explicitly or implicitly around the uestion “What if” What if we could fly to the Moon? What if there are other people out there? What if we could go back in time? Damon Knight one of the most inventive authors of the second half of the 20th century starts this one with “What if you could have any physical item you wanted just by flipping a switch?” Imagine

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    [The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB µ Damon Knight characters The People Maker This was an intensely irritating book for me It starts with the invention of the 'gismo' a device that can duplicate anything placed on it wi

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    characters The People Maker [The People Maker] Kindle ☆ Damon Knight Knight works best when exploring social impacts of technology This is clearly one of his earlier works before he really had a grasp of

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Bout scarcity labor and economics Anticipating Technologies Such As Nanomatter technologies such as nanomatter maker cultureDated "af but it does retain a certain period charm Worth tracking down a "but it does retain a certain period charm Worth tracking down a I believe If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewMatter Transmission A For Anything by Damon KnightOriginal review 1980Here s my can read the full reviewMatter Transmission A For Anything by Damon KnightOriginal review 1980Here s my cents worth on matter transmission MT regarding Damon Knight s A For AnythingFirst of all I am skeptical of any MT system that works by scanningrebuilding Leaving aside the duplicator aspects of such a system I don t believe such a system can be made to transmit a living human Carl Sagan has estimated in Dragons of Eden that the human genome contains some 10 10 bits of information the human brain about 10 13 This puts a lower limit of 10 23 pertinent bits you must transmit NB that to achieve this compression you must first have BOTH ultra fast cloning AND mechanical telepathy. Implications of this machine are explored in a brilliant and terrifying extrapolation. Knight works when exploring social impacts of technology This is clearly one of his earlier works before he really had a grasp of what he his earlier works before he really had a grasp of what he trying to accomplish The story is ostensibly about a world where a Gismo can reproduce anything including Gismos But that is just a foil to talk about the immediate and long lasting changes to society once Gismos are everywhere The early days are a confused blur as a new normal arises The rest of the book deals with a post apocalyptic anarchy in the aftermath where Gismos are prized and heavily protected possessions and human labor is cheap and duplicated humans are enslaved Too many ideas to explore in a short novel and they are not explored well by modern standards Would have been better as a few short stories or a longer developed novel Since January I have read a novel a month by one of the winners of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award giv. Also published as A for AnythingIn a near future USA an obscure inventor creates the. ,


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read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB µ Damon Knight

En by the Science Fiction Writers of America I thought I was about time to read a novel by the man himself Knight won the award in 1994 He was a founder of the SFWA and the award was named him after his death in 2002 Although several of the Grand Masters I have read I been reading for the first time this year Knight is perhaps the one I new the least about I would be hard pressed to name any of his books Even though I worked around used books for thirty years I cannot picture any of his covers or remember that he ever merited a his own shelf Somewhere along the Way I Picked Up The I picked up the that he wrote the short story To Serve Man which became a classic Twilight Zone episode Don t get on that ship The bookthe bookit s a cookbook And so I picked up A for Anything A plain old fun sci fi what iffer The plot is serviceable but beside the point The point is Knight makes some interesting points Gizmo a device which can duplicate anything including itself The social and economic. ,