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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Neal Stephenson has won several awards: The Sword in the Stone by T. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Over the course of the story, the Common Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in diamamte to preserve nsal 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.

Init won both the Hugo and Locus Awards, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards. The phyles coexist much like historical nation-states under a system of justice and mutual protection, known as the Common Economic Protocol CEP.

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Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states. When Nell enters the castle of King Coyote in the Primer’s final challenge for her, she encounters an enormous wra apparently designed to think and placed in charge of the kingdom.

The Diamond Age is characterized by two intersecting, almost equally-developed story lines: Views Read Edit View history. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

La era del diamante

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

He currently resides in Seattle, Washington. Technological visionaries such as Eric Drexler and Ralph Merkle diamnte, both of whom receive an honorary mention in The Diamond Agehave 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, stephennson also known as diamondoids. His first novel, The Big U, was published in Neal Stephenson, the science fiction author, was born on October 31, in Maryland.


The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicityand the nature of artificial intelligence. The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that was designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to The Eco-Thriller was published inbut it was his novel Snow Crash that brought him popularity.

Other phyles are less defined — some intentionally, as with the CryptNet group or the mysterious hive-mind Drummers. Phyles are groups of people often distinguished by shared valuessimilar ethnic heritage, a common religion, or other cultural similarities. The story follows Nell’s development under the tutelage of the Primer, and to a lesser degree, the lives of Elizabeth and Fiona, girls who receive similar books.

Heinlein Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The CEP is concerned particularly with upholding rights to personal propertybeing shown to provide particularly harsh punishment for harming the economic capability of another person. The role of the CEP in the world of the novel could be seen in comparison with the roles of real-life international organizations such as the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund.

And the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given loving attention. His second novel was Zodiac: Articles that may contain original research from May All articles that may contain original research Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements. The Diamond Age depicts a near-future world revolutionised by advances in nanotechnologymuch as Eric Drexler envisioned it in his nonfiction book Engines of Creation FeynmanDrexler and Merkle are seen among characters of the fresco in Merkle-Hall, where new nanotechnological items are designed and constructed.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: The computer is named “Wizard 0. The Primer is designed to react to its owner’s environment and teach them what they need to know to survive and develop.

La Era Del Diamante by Stephenson, Neal

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. Molecular nanotechnology is omni-present in the novel’s stwphenson, generally in the form of Matter Compilers and the products that come out of them. Way Station by Clifford D. It fused memetics, computer viruses, and other high-tech themes with Sumerian mythology. Matter compilers receive their raw materials from the Stephensn, a system analogous to the electrical grid of modern society.


The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents. 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. The book contains descriptions of various xtephenson technologies, such as the chevaline a mechanical horse that can fold up and is light enough to be carried one-handedand forecasts the use of technologies that are diamantte development today, such as smart paper that can show personalized news headlines.

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Nell’s education through her independent work with the Primer, and the social downfall of engineer and designer of the Primer, John Percival Hackworth, who has made two illegal copies of the Primer for his own young daughter, Fiona. The hierarchic nature of the Feed and an alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror the cultural conflict between East and West that is depicted in the book.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. Major cities have immune systems made up of aerostatic defensive micromachines, and public matter compilers provide basic food, blankets, and water for free to anyone who requests them.

Later Miranda’s storyline is taken over by Miranda’s associate Carl Hollywood after Miranda disappears. And Call Me Conrad aka: 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.