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Karl Schroeder's Permanence wins the Aurora Award!

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Iain Samuelson
04-07-2010
07:17 PM ET (US)
Interesting, Karl Schroeder thoroughly deserves this award; I was readng his ideas in a book published by Schiel & Denver (http://www.schieldenver.com/)
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NixPerson was signed in when posted
09-08-2003
12:43 PM ET (US)
Um, the idea in Permanence is that entities evolved for habitats will eventually outcompete entities that use tools to dominate those habitats, even if the tools are more efficient than the evolved solutions.

There's no need for genetic engineering, and, indeed, in the cases most prominent (in the far galactic past) in the book, no genetic engineering is implied.
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IaxPerson was signed in when posted
08-31-2003
09:18 PM ET (US)
shouldn't you have put up a link to his www site, http://www.kschroeder.com/

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