[FoRK] This read like a post here...

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Jul 30 07:34:00 PDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:43:27PM -0400, Ken Meltsner wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Paul Jimenez <pj at place.org> wrote:
> > ...or is he a lurker here and I'm just a doofus?
> 
> 
> Not a ForRKer as far a I know -- he works for a living....

He used to be on the extropians mailing list in 199s. He
might have lurked on some others later, some of his characters
are highly suggestive.
 
> He'd fit in, though.  He's been blogging long enough to remember when
> that wasn't a real word, and his "Laundry" series of stories take
> place in a world that's equal parts Len Deighton, H.P. Lovecraft, and
> Bastard Operator From Hell.  And, while he's not quite as tied to the
> concept of the Singularity as Vernor Vinge, he's written a couple of
> books that take place in the last few days before that event.

Here's a short background about where he's coming from

http://www.hplusmagazine.com/articles/art-entertainment/reluctant-transhumanist 

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