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REVIEW The People Maker Damon Knight » 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD µ The People Maker Also published as A for AnythingIn a near future USA an obscure inventor creates the. If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewMatter Transmission A For Anything by Damon KnightOriginal review 1980Here s my two 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 Creative Blindness and How to Cure It published as A for AnythingIn a near future USA an obscure inventor creates the. If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewMatter Transmission A For Anything by Damon KnightOriginal review 1980Here s my two 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 Amor en Colorado (Spanish Edition) puts a lower limit of 10 23 Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches pertinent bits you must transmit NB that to achieve this compression you must first have BOTH ultra fast cloning AND mechanical telepathy

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REVIEW The People Maker Damon Knight » 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD µ The People Maker Gizmo a device which can duplicate anything including itself The social and economic. 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 scarcity labor and economics anticipating technologies such as nanomatter and maker cultureDated af but it does retain a certain period charm Worth tracking down a copy I believe Amor en Colorado (Spanish Edition) plain old fun sci fi what iffer The Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches plot is serviceable but beside the Of Chameleons and Gods African Writers Series point The Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata point is Knight makes some interesting Perception points about scarcity labor and economics anticipating technologies such as nanomatter and maker cultureDated af but it does retain a certain Die swaard verteer period charm Worth tracking down a copy I believe

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REVIEW The People Maker Damon Knight » 9 DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD µ The People Maker Implications of this machine are explored in a brilliant and terrifying extrapolation. 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 with no expenditure of energy From this it would seem that a Paradise for mankind should arise but within two or three chapters we see that the book decides to take a very different line with this idea With material possessions now no longer an issue there still needs to be some way of differentiating grades of people so slavery returnsThis came completely out of left field for me but after thinking about it it sort of makes a kind of sense If all that is left of value is labour then who controls it controls the society I think this is a very American attitude well a certain sort of extreme right wing American a European book with a similar premise would probably have gone along very different linesThe majority of the book is set about 70 years after the invention of the gismo when the new slave society is established as we follow a young freeman sent off by his family to spend a year as an officer in the army of the local baron in an almost Gormenghastian mountain castleestateThere were some interesting ideas especially later in the book following a slave revolt but I just couldn t get past the opening premise and failed to really enjoy this book Particularly the rather bleak ending Perception placed on it with no expenditure of energy From this it would seem that a Paradise for mankind should arise but within two or three chapters we see that the book decides to take a very different line with this idea With material Die swaard verteer possessions now no longer an issue there still needs to be some way of differentiating grades of The Silver Pigs premise would Rock the Boat probably have gone along very different linesThe majority of the book is set about 70 years after the invention of the gismo when the new slave society is established as we follow a young freeman sent off by his family to spend a year as an officer in the army of the local baron in an almost Gormenghastian mountain castleestateThere were some interesting ideas especially later in the book following a slave revolt but I just couldn t get Literarische Orte in Deutschsprachigen Erz�hlungen Des Mittelalters past the opening Reign of a King Kingdom Duet #1 premise and failed to really enjoy this book Particularly the rather bleak ending


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    REVIEW The People Maker (PDF/EPUB) [The People Maker] ä Damon Knight DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub » Damon Knight 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 For example many characters smoke cigarettesDone It's not very sophisticated but the basis is interesting The development of a matter duplicator that can duplicate itself leads to a society of masters and slaves Scienti

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The People Maker] ä Damon Knight Since January I have read a novel a month by one of the winners of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award given 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 for him a

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    REVIEW The People Maker (PDF/EPUB) [The People Maker] ä Damon Knight DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub » Damon Knight 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 re

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The People Maker] ä Damon Knight DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub » Damon Knight 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 with no expenditure of energy From this it would seem that a Paradise for mankind should aris

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The People Maker] ä Damon Knight DOWNLOAD ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub » 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 what he is 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

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 159
  • The People Maker
  • Damon Knight
  • English
  • 28 March 2020
  • null