Genesis

Genesis

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A billion years after technology frees human consciousness from the body, one man, Brannock, returns to earth to find the planet ruled by a superbeing named Laurinda Ashcroft. there.

Blackwell North Amer
Astronaut Christian Brannock has lived to see artificial intelligence develop to a point where a human personality can be uploaded into a computer, achieving a sort of hybrid immortality. He welcomes that because the technology will make it possible for him to achieve his dream and explore the stars.
A billion years later, Brannock is dispatched to Earth to check on some strange anomalies. While there, he meets Laurinda Ashcroft, another hybrid upload. Brannock and Laurinda join forces and investigate Gaia, the supermind dominating the planet, and learn the truth of her shocking and terrifying secret plans for Earth.
In classic Poul Anderson fashion, Genesis investigates the subject of human immortality as well as another possibility for what our future as humans may hold, subjects that he has been investigating for fifty-two years.

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In a world where personality can be uploaded to a computer, a kind of immortality is guaranteed, and astronaut Christian Brannock takes full advantage, extending his life billions of years and returning to Earth eventually to investigate a strange anomaly there

Publisher: New York : TOR, 2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312867072
0312867077
Branch Call Number: SF/Fantasy And
Characteristics: 253 p. ; 22 cm

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