This “novella” is an excellent gateway not only to Hard-SF, but also to the work of Peter Watts . You will find that this term does not hide a bad word, and that readers can immerse themselves perfectly in this type of universe. Little by little, by chaining the readings, the concepts become more obvious, more accessible.Translation from French courtesy of Google
Here is a book that should convince you to read Peter Watts, this fundamentally human intrigue will capsize your mind and your heart in unsuspected dimensions.
Nick de Vera at THE PERSISTENCE OF FOLLY, REMOVING ALL DOUBT shares 48 notes/highlights and 3 bookmarks on THE FREEZE-FRAME REVOLUTION.
greek, “wool carrier.” species of spider, otherwise unremarkable
May 30, 2018
We’ve been around the disk thirty-two times now, left over a hundred thousand gates in our wake.
May 30, 2018
If it never happened, it never will?”
taleb’s turkey problem
Cover design by Elizabeth Story
Peter Watts continues to get favorable mentions on REDDIT.
THE FREEZE-FRAME REVOLUTION by Peter Watts. One of the best IMO.mattj1234 Books that take place on a colony ship? (As in a giant space ship that acts as a little city-state, where people live their life completely on it)
PETER WATTS IS AN ANGRY SENTIENT TUMOR by: Peter Watts might be what you’re looking for. It’s a collection of short essays and blog posts from an incredibly intelligent hard sf writer. You’ll learn about science and politics and human behavior. Worth your time.IReadWayTooMuch17 Collections of micro-essays
For POLYGON, Andrew Liptak includes Watts’ Blindsight among 15 recent sci-fi books that forever shaped the genre.
Where many science fiction adventures deal with humanity’s introduction to a galactic civilization in which we become an equal partner/citizen, Watts posits something far stranger: interstellar intelligence that’s genuinely alien, and to which humanity is providing to be a major nuisance and threat. It’s a groundbreaking novel that helped break authors away from human analogs and into more stranger, introspective territory about our place in the cosmos.
Danil Krivoruchko created a short film based on BLINDSIGHT,