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October 21, 2010, 02:31:37 PM
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I just read a dualogy by Daniel Suarez that might be of interest to some of you. Basically a highly sophisticated botnet takes over the world and turns it into sort of a living MMOG. Members of the darknet use a digital currency that quickly outpaces the dollar and interact with each other (and various aspects of the world at large) using augmented reality displays in their glasses. I found some of the concepts interesting, so I thought some of you might want to check it out. It gets pretty graphic, so consider yourself warned. The first book is titled Daemon, the second is Freedom (tm).
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October 21, 2010, 06:00:08 PM
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Great books.  Check out this presentation by the author, too:
http://fora.tv/2008/08/08/Daniel_Suarez_Daemon_Bot-Mediated_Reality

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October 23, 2010, 04:24:28 AM
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I just now got around to watching that. Brilliant video. Thanks for sharing Smiley
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