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True Names: And the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier

By Vernor Vinge

True Names: And the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier

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Started reading:
2009-12-18 19:14:50
Finished reading:
2010-05-19 06:45:20

Review

Rating: 7

I originally read Vinge’s titular essay years ago along with bits and pieces of the other essays included in this edition. It’s fun to reread everything once again after so many years and to recall some of the ideas expressed in them. True Names remains as intriguing and topical as it was when it was first published, even if some of the essays are a bit dated. The afterword by Marvin Minsky is still intriguing, both as a measure of where we were and how far we still have to go.

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