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the underground sensation as seen on slashdot

2003-02-22 - 4:39 p.m.

I can't resist noting some of the comments about BF's book posted on The original review by loucura! rated The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect as 8 out of 10 and sparked a firestorm of downloads with the following summary:

"Lawrence had ordained that Prime Intellect could not, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. But he had not realized how much harm his super-intelligent creation could perceive ..."
Among other nice comments I found this one by avdi:
"I read through this novel the other day, and it was one of the best pieces of sci-fi I've read in recent years. Non-silly computer science; interesting explorations of the Three Laws that should satisfy any Asimov fan; compelling characters; and most of all, it still has heart - something too much modern sci-fi seems to eschew as not "edgy" enough."
Or here's a comment from jbischof:
"I am not accustomed to reading books with "disturbing sexual encounters", but this novel certainly has them.
However, I would like to say that the sci-fi aspects of the novel are extremely well written and even plausible!
...I give it a 9 out of 10, I liked it very much but I just wasn't prepared for some of the other stuff."
All in all, it's just wild to see people actually discussing and debating BF's book after all these years and beers. You know the book is starting to generate interest when even the self-admitted poseurs who acknowledge they haven't read it yet are putting their two cents in.

People are tipping too. BF pledged to publish the book in a print version if he received a total of $500 gross in tips, a goal he met earlier this morning. So now it's time to weigh the publishing options.

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