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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2007, 01:58:38 pm »
I would have to say that is the most well thought out story I have ever read.
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2007, 02:03:55 pm »
I have that story...really good. I like a lot of his short stories.

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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2007, 02:44:00 am »
I have that story as well. I agree with Asimov, it's the best story he ever wrote.

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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2007, 07:07:17 am »
Considering how much faster computers are progressing in comparison to MULTIVAC, perhaps entropy could be reversed before the death of the universe and the fusion of the human conciousness with the machine.
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2007, 08:09:36 am »
Oh, no.  Technological singularity will come extremely quickly.
I foresee an Assimilation Cube within the next century.
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2007, 01:30:49 pm »
I was just about to make a post about this story also.

Probably one of my favorites...
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Re: VERY good short story
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2007, 03:02:11 am »
Asimov was the man!

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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2007, 11:33:46 pm »
Oh, no.  Technological singularity will come extremely quickly.

I welcome it.

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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2007, 12:04:56 pm »
This one's ten times better:

http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/SF-Archives/Misc/Eye_Of_The_Argon

tl;dr: But I will later though. I've heard of the story, so that tells me there has to be something to it. I don't often get people mentioning short stories to me as must-read events.

EDIT: Well, crap. Now I know why they mentioned in such hushed tones -- it's friggin' awful!
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2007, 03:10:22 pm »
psh, short my ass. If I can't read it all within a three minute span then I will not consider it a short story. It was a medium story :P .
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2007, 11:18:57 pm »
Prepare to embrace your creators in the stygian haunts of
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Re: VERY good short story
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2007, 10:55:23 am »
Prepare to embrace your creators in the stygian haunts of
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