With Saucer Wisdom Rucker has reached a new peak. Saucer Wisdom is absolutely one of the best books of the year. grown up, elucidating the wild-eyed, gonzo ideas of his youth with the clear-eyed, well-honed craft of a mature writer at his creative peak. Groove to a mind-expanding leap into the future. How delightful it was to open up Rudy Rucker’s latest madcap fantasy, Saucer Wisdom. Of all the new science-fiction writers, it is Rucker who most nearly approaches Dick’s imaginative mania. It’s brilliantly funny, prescient, and as fully engaging as a coffee-fueled late-night conversation with a slightly manic genius. From the aloof-yet-naughty aliens.
Saucer Wisdom by Rudy Rucker - Author Rudy Rucker offers a one-of-a-kind history of the future in this staggeringly inventive metafictional novel involving. Praise for Saucer Wisdom. A pop-science book like no other. Nick Herbert, author of Quantum Reality
Rudy Rucker made up the flying saucer part. There is no actual flying saucer. The saucer is not an interplanetary faster-than-light device. Its what we professional authors like to call a narrative device. I'm going to spill the beans as directly as I can here: Saucer Wisdom is a work of popular science speculation. Its a nonfiction book in which Prof. Rucker takes a few quirky grains of modern scientific fact, drops them into the colorful tide pool of his own imagination, and harvests a major swarm of abalones, jellyfish, and giant anemones
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. With "Saucer Wisdom" Rucker has reached a new peak. Saucer Wisdom" is absolutely one of the best books of the year. Groove to amind-expanding leap into the future. - Publisher's Weekly. Rucker is able to explain in witty and convincing ways just how most of the technological innovations he proposes would work, and - unusual in futurist narratives - he shows how these various technologies evolve.
Rudy Rucker, author of the Software tetralogy and White Light, possesses a quality that could endanger his cyberpunk credibility: enthusiasm. No sullen antihero, Dr. Rucker is a computer science professor and a devoted family man, but his fiction has kept many a reader up all night with visions of humans uploading their consciousnesses into robots that eventually return the favor. A very good book, for all libraries.
With Saucer Wisdom Rucker has reached a new peak.
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After reading Rudy Rucker's Saucer Wisdom, you'll wonder. Rucker's "nonfiction novel" follows the author as he works with a saucer contactee who has bales of information about the future and expects him to make a book out of it. Written straight, it presents the author's vision of future technology as though benevolent aliens were filling him in, though some of the details seem suspiciously similar to his novels. It's brilliantly funny, prescient, and as fully engaging as a coffee-fueled late-night conversation with a slightly manic genius.
Rudolf von Bitter Rucker (/ˈrʌkər/; born March 22, 1946) is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk literary movement. The author of both fiction and non-fiction, he is best known for the novels in the Ware Tetralogy, the first two of which (Software and Wetware) both won Philip K. Dick Awards.