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Zendegi

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  • Nasim is a young computer scientist, hoping to work on the Human Connectome Project: a plan to map every neural connection in the human brain.

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Product Description

  • Author
    Greg Egan  
    Binding
    paperback  
    Cat No.
    2362892  
    EAN
    9780575086203  
    Genre
    Science Fiction  
    ISBN
    9780575086203  
    Publisher
    Gollancz Publishing  
    Type
    Books  
  • Nasim is a young computer scientist, hoping to work on the Human Connectome Project: a plan to map every neural connection in the human brain.

    But funding for the project is cancelled and Nasim ends up devoting her career to Zendegi, a computerised virtual world used by millions of people.Fifteen years later, a revived Connectome Project has published a map of the brain. Zendegi is facing fierce competition from its rivals and Nasim decides to exploit the map to fill the virtual world with better Proxies: the bit-players that bring its crowd scenes to life.As controversy rages over the nature and rights of the Proxies, a friend with terminal cancer begs Nasim to make a Proxy of him, so some part of him will survive to help raise his orphaned son. But Zendegi is about to become a battlefield…

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