Mad Professor: The Uncollected Short Stories of Rudy Rucker
At the untamed frontiers of intelligence, consciousness, matter, and reality lies Rudy Rucker's The Mad Professor, a collection of twelve mind-bending science fiction stories that probe the outer limits of possibility. Rucker, an accomplished computer scientist and mathematician with numerous science books and novels to his credit, brings his deep and varied knowledge of the mind, mathematics, and the ever-weird and wondrous workings of the physical universe to the stories collected here. In Chu and the Nants we read of a bizarre future following a Verge Singularity, in which hyperintelligent computers have taken over the solar system. Panpsychism Proved breaks down the boundaries between mind and matter, exploring the notion that "every object has a mind." And Six Thought Experiments Concerning the Nature of Computation is an exhilarating collection of mini-stories taking us to the outrageous extremes of theoretical speculation. In The Mad Professor, Rucker deploys the full range of his writing talent and scientific knowledge to take us on a wild romp through the known, the unknown, and the awesomely peculiar.
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From a quizzical tale, cowritten with Terry Bisson, that starts with counting and ends with the holes in the universe ("2+2=5") to a whimsical meditation on the art of writing fiction ("Visions of the ... Read full review
I feel like this is written with a brain tissue of mine and wonder if my father donated brain tissue of mine without my knowledge and then may have commented loosely about this and if something happened to the one who wrote in the Quinta das Magoilas recently, or in the Tagus area recently me who wrote "A Baby with Turquoise Blue Eyes" and at the same time they keep beaming at me or it is some women with Nordic blood hoping to survive with next to no food at a Vale de Figueira road farmstead or in the field guard huts.