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Factoring humanity

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Interstellar communication -- Fiction, Artificial intelligence -- Fiction, Women scientists -- Fiction, Toronto (Ont.) -- Fiction, Alpha Centauri -- Fi

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Toronto (Ont.), Alpha Cen

StatementRobert J. Sawyer.
GenreFiction.
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LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S2533 F3 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3691363M
ISBN 100765309033
LC Control Number2003062215

Factoring Humanity focuses on the lives of Heather and Kyle Davis, a separated couple with 2 daughters. Heather is a psychology professor trying to decipher radio messages from Alpha Centauri and Kyle is a Computer Professor trying to perfect AI and Quantum Computing/5.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer /5(). Factoring Humanity will undoubtedly satisfy Sawyer fans, as well as those looking for positive-future scenarios à la Carl Sagan's than a galactic vision of war and peace, this novel is localized in the extreme: the plot revolves around Heather, a psychology professor struggling to decipher extraterrestrial messages, and her estranged husband, Kyle, on the brink of the biggest /5(90).

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Factoring Humanity gets complex at times (those were my favorite parts!!) and the listener has to pay close attention-if he/she is not a theoretical physicist. This book brings to mind several things--Spin by Robert Charles Wilson, Dr Seuss (dont want to spoil it--if you listen you will probably see where I am going with this!) and Greg Bear 4/5(11).

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Messages-from-space yarn from the versatile author of Illegal Aliens (), etc. Bymessages from Alpha Centauri A have been arriving at Earth for ten years, but only the first few have been deciphered. Univ. of Toronto psychologist and message decipherer Heather Davis is separated from husband Kyle Graves, a leading quantum computer researcher; but then their daughter Becky.

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Factoring Humanity (Book): Sawyer, Robert J. Not one of Sawyer's better books, in my opinion. Admittedly, part of my distaste was that I had taken this book with me to the witness room as I was waiting to testify on a sexual assault case, so I was rather upset to discover the only book I had to keep me occupied included accusations of sexual abuse (which were not in the description).

Factoring Humanity presents some fascinating mathematical speculations and a true sense of wonder about the universe, yet it never loses sight of its human story." — Starlog "Robert J. Sawyer writes my favourite kind of science fiction.

Contributed by Sarah-Marie Belcastro. What distinguishes this book from many other SF works I've read is the breadth and multitude of references to popular culture from (when the book was published), and how these pop-culture items are used in discussions of how our culture might change over the next twenty years.

Factoring Humanity presents some fascinating mathematical speculations and a true sense of wonder about the universe, yet it never loses sight of its human story." — Starlog "Robert J. Sawyer writes my favourite kind of science fiction. Interesting characters, fast-paced plotting, science threaded elegantly into the prose — he does it all.

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I would rather spend my time promting the author rather than his individual works/5(83). Robert James Sawyer CM OOnt (born Ap ) is a Canadian science fiction writer.

He has had 23 novels published, and his short fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Amazing Stories, On Spec, Nature, and many anthologies. Sawyer has won the Nebula Award (), the Hugo Award (), and the John W.

Campbell Memorial Award (). Alma mater: Ryerson University. Robert J. Sawyer is the author of Flashforward, winner of the Aurora Award and the basis for the ABC television series.

He is also the author of the WWW series—Wake, Watch and Wonder —Hominids, Calculating God, Mindscan, and many other has won the Hugo, Nebula and John W. Campbell Memorial awards—making him one of only seven writers in history to win all three of Brand: Inc. Click to read more about Factoring Humanity by Robert J.

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There is a mystery and family /5(16).And the book is a brisk read, interesting from beginning to end even if I felt it could have been much more suspenseful and gripping. Though I don't think Factoring Humanity merited its Hugo nomination, it's a hell of a lot better than the one he actually did win a Hugo for, and worth factoring into your reading plans.Title: Factoring Humanity Title Record # Author: Robert J.

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