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A science fiction novel by Peter Watts, published in 2006.
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ISBN-10:  0765319640
ISBN-13:  978-0765319647
Author:  Peter Watts
Genre:  Science Fiction
Publisher:  Tor Books; 1st edition (March 4, 2008)
Date Published:  (March 4, 2008)
Format:  Paperback: 384 pages, Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
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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
'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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