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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FeynmanDrexler and Merkle are seen among characters of the fresco in Merkle-Hall, where new nanotechnological items are designed and constructed. The Diamond Age is characterized by two intersecting, almost equally-developed story lines: The Primer is designed to react to its owner’s environment and teach them what they need to know to survive and develop.

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Views Read Edit View history. The Diamond Age depicts a near-future world revolutionised by advances in nanotechnologymuch as Eric Drexler envisioned stephensson in his nonfiction book Engines of Creation 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.


Indeed, just as we named the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Steel Age after the materials that humans could make, we might call the new technological epoch we are entering the Diamond Age.

The hierarchic nature of the Feed and nezl alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror the cultural conflict between East and West that is depicted in the book. X, the black market engineer whose compiler Hackworth used to create the copy of the Primer, and each man attempts to exploit Hackworth to advance the opposing goals of their tribes.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the extremely globalized future depicted in the novel, these cultural divisions have largely supplanted the system of nation-states that divides the world today.

Dick Here Gather the Stars aka: The Telling by Ursula K. He is a career criminal though not a particularly skilled or high-ranking one with various surgically implanted devices to aid him in his ‘work’.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cherryh Hyperion by Dan Simmons Dkamante the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given stephensonn attention. Archived from the original on Technological visionaries such as Eric Drexler and Ralph Merkleboth of whom receive an honorary mention in The Diamond Age diamsnte, have argued that if nanotechnology develops the ability to manipulate individual atoms at will, it will become possible to simply assemble diamond structures from carbon atoms, materials also known as diamondoids.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that was designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: The Source, where the Feed’s stream of matter originates, is controlled by the Victorian phyle though smaller, independent Feeds are possible.


The 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.

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Interface The Cobweb 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 lead to the proliferation of high tech weapons and result in anarchy.

The computer is named “Wizard 0. The rules of the CEP are intended to provide for the co-existence of, and peaceful economic activity between, phyles with potentially very different values. Stephenson attempts to establish The Diamond Age as a “postcyberpunk” book by killing this character early on, while acknowledging the influence of the cyberpunk genre.