La Era del Diamante by Neal Stephenson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In a Shanghai of the future, John Percival Hackworth is a nanotech engineer on the rise when he steals a copy of A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer for his. La era del diamante by Neal Stephenson, January 1, , Ediciones B edition, Paperback in Spanish – Tra edition.

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Retrieved from ” https: Other phyles are less defined — some intentionally, as with the CryptNet group or the mysterious hive-mind Drummers.

The book explicitly recognizes the achievements of several existing nanotechnology researchers: The Primer is intended to steer its reader intellectually toward a more interesting life, as defined by “Equity Lord” Alexander Chung-Sik Finkle-McGraw, [7] and growing up to be an effective member of society.

The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that was designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to The Diamond Age is characterized by two intersecting, almost equally-developed story lines: It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents.

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When Nell enters the castle of King Coyote in the Primer’s final challenge for her, she encounters an enormous computer apparently designed to think and placed in charge of the kingdom. Init won both the Hugo and Locus Awards, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards. Works by Neal Stephenson.

Nell’s father, Bud, is presented as an archetypal cyberpunk character. And the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given loving attention. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.


Both novels deal with an almost “primitive tech” replacing a current, worldwide use technology, in the sense of the reprogramming of the mind through ancient Sumerian chanting in Snow Crash which also uses allusions to Babylonian prostitutes passing an information virus like a sexually transmitted diseaseand the idea of nanotechnology propagating and communicating through sexual intercourse, passing from body to body like a virus.

The Source, where the Feed’s stream of matter originates, is controlled by the Victorian phyle though smaller, independent Feeds are possible. The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicityand the nature of artificial intelligence.

Science fiction Postcyberpunk Nanopunk. Internally, the New Atlantis phyle is a corporate oligarchy whose “equity lords” rule the organization and its bylaws under allegiance to the vestigial British monarchy. The rules of the Diamqnte are intended to provide for the co-existence of, and peaceful economic activity between, phyles with potentially very different values. Neao novel raises the question as to whether Hindustan consisting of Hindu Indians is a fourth Great Phyle, or a “riotously diverse collection of microtribes sintered together according to some formula we don’t get.

Major cities have immune systems made up of aerostatic defensive micromachines, and public matter compilers provide basic food, blankets, and water for free to anyone who requests them. Heinlein Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury The phyles coexist much like historical nation-states under a system of justice and mutual protection, known as the Common Economic Protocol CEP.

The Feed carries streams of both energy and basic moleculeswhich are rapidly assembled into usable goods by matter compilers.

His first novel, The Big U, was published in He graduated from Boston University in with a B. Account Options Sign in.

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Over the course of the story, the Common Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in order to preserve the established order from subversion, using the justification that unrestricted access to Sources would diamanhe to the proliferation of high tech weapons and result in anarchy. Dickens immediately surfaces as a point of comparison, not only because of the size of the book diamantf because the future Stephenson presents his readers with is, in many respects, a skewed reflection and imitation of the Victorian age.


The computer is named “Wizard 0. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. By the setting of Snow Crash the United States and most other nation-states have collapsed because of hyperinflation ; in The Diamond Ageone character tells Miranda that they collapsed from the lack of tax revenue.

Nell’s education through her independent work with the Primer, and the social downfall of engineer and designer of the Primer, John Percival Hackworth, who has made two illegal copies of the Primer for his own young daughter, Fiona. The Eco-Thriller was published inbut it was his novel Snow Crash that brought him popularity.

Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury. Nral nanotechnology is omni-present in the novel’s world, generally in the form of Matter Compilers and the products that come out of them. His second novel was Zodiac: Cherryh Hyperion by Dan Simmons