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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Over the course of the story, the Common Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in order to preserve the 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.

He currently resides in Seattle, Washington. The stephebson character Judge Fang is based on a creative extension of Robert van Gulik ‘s Judge Dee mystery series, which is based around a Confucian judge in ancient China who usually solves three cases simultaneously. FeynmanDrexler and Merkle are seen among characters of the fresco in Merkle-Hall, where new nanotechnological items are designed and constructed.

Other phyles are less defined — some intentionally, as with the CryptNet group or the diiamante hive-mind Drummers. Most phyles depicted in the novel have a global scope of sovereignty, and maintain segregated enclaves in or near many cities throughout the world.

La Era del Diamante

In the novel, the material needs of nearly all thetes are satisfied by freely-available food and clothing, albeit of low quality; thetes without the political connections of a phyle are entitled to similarly low-quality ” free justice. Cherryh Hyperion by Dan Simmons In that book, the Wizard puts on a grand appearance but is syephenson revealed to be merely stepyenson man hiding behind a curtain.

The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: The book explicitly recognizes the achievements of several existing nanotechnology researchers: It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. And the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given loving attention. White Slan by A. 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.

La Era del Diamante. Although The Diamond Age explores the role of technology ddel personal relationships in child developmentits deeper and darker themes also probe the relative values of cultures which Stephenson explores in his other novels as well and the shortcomings in communication between them.

Nral Award for Best Novel. Essays and Other Writing 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. 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. Phyles are groups of people often distinguished by shared valuessimilar ethnic heritage, a common religion, or other cultural similarities.

Matter compilers receive their raw materials from the Feed, a system analogous to the electrical grid of modern society. Molecular nanotechnology is omni-present in the novel’s world, generally in the form of Matter Compilers and the products that come out of them. Stephenson explores the pa of the tech divide and its social and economic ramifications to the extreme using these violent, but not surprising, social revolutions.

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Indeed, just as we named the Stone Age, the Nsal Age, and the Steel Age after the materials that humans could make, we might call the new technological epoch we are entering the Diamond Age”. The most important quality to achieving an “interesting life” is deemed to be a subversive attitude towards the status quo.


The novel’s neo-Victorian setting, as well as its narrative form, particularly the chapter headings, suggest a relation to the work of Charles Dickens. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Retrieved from ” https: He recently completed the The Baroque Cycle Trilogy, a series of historical novels.

A third storyline follows an actress, Miranda, who plays the voice of Nell’s Primer and has almost become Nell’s surrogate mother, in her attempts to find Nell.

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Clarke The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Way Station by Clifford D. Interface The Cobweb The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicityand the nature of artificial intelligence.

Internally, the New Atlantis phyle is a corporate oligarchy whose “equity lords” rule the organization and its bylaws under allegiance to the vestigial British monarchy. In similar fashion, Wizard 0. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Ediciones B- Fiction – pages.

The protagonist in the story is Nell, a thete or person without a tribe; equivalent to the lowest working class living in the Leased Territories, a lowland slum built on the artificial, diamondoid island of New Chusan, located offshore from the mouth of the Yangtze Rivernorthwest of Shanghai. The Sword in the Stone by T. Neal Stephenson, the science fiction author, was born on October 31, in Maryland.

He graduated from Boston University in with a B. When Nell enters the castle of King Coyote in the Primer’s final challenge for her, she encounters an enormous computer apparently designed to think and placed in charge of the kingdom.