Book Series :: Jean le Flambeur

Jean le Flambeur — #1

The Quantum Thief

Posted: May 9, 2011 by Shawn in Books We Like Meta: Hannu Rajaniemi, Science Fiction
The Quantum Thief

THE QUANTUM THIEF (Amazon), by Hannu Rajaniemi, is a Hard SF book packed with ideas, twists and turns. It is difficult. It is confusing. I don’t think I understood the whole thing. I also loved every minute of it.
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Jean le Flambeur — #2

The Fractal Prince

Posted: March 27, 2013 by Shawn in Books We Like Meta: Hannu Rajaniemi, Science Fiction
The Fractal Prince

I’ve often talked with my wife about how our lives have changed.  We remark on how improvements in technology have changed our day-to-day lives in such significant ways that our kids live totally different lives than we did twenty years ago.  Having those types of discussions has led me to wonder what a person who was born one hundred or one hundred and fifty years ago would think about us today.  Would they even recognize what we do as a normal life?  Would they understand most of what is going on around them?  How would they deal with or understand things like computers, the internet, ipods, phones, or video games just to name a few?
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