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Blindsight by Peter Watts

3 Ratings: 4.3
Blindsight by Peter Watts - Science Fiction

A science fiction novel by Peter Watts, published in 2006.

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Author: Peter Watts
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Tor Books; 1st edition (March 4, 2008)
Date Published: (March 4, 2008)
2 reviews about Blindsight by Peter Watts
review by . February 28, 2010
Peter Watts is brilliant, and he's not too humble to tackle a theme that deserves his insights.  "Blindsight" takes the classic "first contact with aliens" story onto a whole new course  - an exploration of humanity and the biological basis of consciousness through a cast of characters who are post-human.      It's a challenging read in the sense that Watts gives no ground to the merely human consciousness of his readers.  We don't have his …
review by . October 31, 2008
'Blindsight' is a hard sci-fi novel well written enough for everyone to enjoy. Unique characters keep the mood while detailed descriptions set the atmosphere.     First let me introduce you to the eclectic cast:     Theseus - a ship with AI whose "body parts" (such as hatches) have reflexes. She's the Captain of the expedition.     Siri Keeton - Half of Siri's brain was removed when he was young, a dramatic cure for epilepsy that left him …
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