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Accelerando

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The Singularity. It is the era of the posthuman. Artificial intelligences have surpassed the limits of human intellect. Biotechnological beings have rendered people all but extinct. Molecular nanotechnology runs rampant, replicating and reprogramming at will. Contact with extraterrestrial life grows...

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  • Author: Charles Stross
  • Publish Date: 2006-06-27
  • Book Awards


    Won 1 awards in total (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Nominated for 3 (3 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 John W. Campbell
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    2006 Hugo Nominated: Accelerando
    2006 Locus Science Fiction Winner: Accelerando
    2006 John W. Campell Award Nominated: Accelerando
    2006 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Accelerando
    2005 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Accelerando

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    Reviews/Comments On Accelerando


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    By: Cesium
    2015-05-24 08:58:39

    I found Accelerando rather boring and pointless. The book reads like a Blog of the singularity. A series of predictions or projections as to events that will happen as we master technology.

    The characters were mostly uninteresting, and the structure of the novel: a multi-generational family history about the family who owns the Cheshire Cat, didn't really work for me either.

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    RE: Accelerando
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    2018-07-22 08:31:35

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    RE: Accelerando
    By: Anonymous
    2018-08-09 06:42:30

    Charles is one of my favorite career boosters reviews writer. These books are really tough to publish by him. Such dry topics I can’t read but still, I must congratulate him and appreciate him for this book.

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