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Zendegi by [Egan, Greg]
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SF's top ideas man brings us a thrilling tale of loss and human endeavour.

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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. 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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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 908 KB
  • Print Length: 340 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0575086181
  • Publisher: Gollancz (17 June 2010)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003NE5TVU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #454,949 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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