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This is book three of the science fiction trilogy that began with WWW: Wake and WWW: Watch.

The overriding theme is a Helen Keller type of story in which the previously blind Caitlin Decter (in the role of Teacher) helps facilitate the conscious awakening of an entity – Webmind – born out of mutant information packets on the internet. Thus humanity inadvertently created Webmind, giving him – as he said – meaning, purpose, joy, and wonder.

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review by . May 07, 2011
Sawyer has done an excellent job of reworking prior ideas revolving around artificial intelligence from his prior books and taking them in a whole new direction. The Webmind was created from "rogue" computer packets (those that do no have a time to live flag set) that have formed themselves into a thinking entity. Webmind was able to view humanity through the artificially corrected eye of Caitlan, a 16 year old Texas girl who had move to Canada with her family.     In the wrapup …
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