March 24, 2014

To the coming generations. May they always start something they can't finish.
Ikat in Greg Egan's "Induction", a story about mankind's first (semi-virtual, but also very physical) arrival on a planet of a different star.

Our daughter's choices--like everything else--had been written in stone at the birth of the universe, but that information could only be decoded by becoming her along the way.
Greg Egan, "Singleton"

Plot idea: 97% of the world's scientists contrive an environmental crisis, but are exposed by a plucky band of billionaires & oil companies.

I was lookin' for ya... you weren't in my car.