WISN99: True Names, Vernor Vinge -- new millennial edition

Rohit Khare (rohit@uci.edu)
Thu, 27 May 1999 04:01:16 -0700

[How the hell does a book that's not even coming out for half a year
1) already have a firm price tag and 2) is already the 7,040th most
popular book at Amazon?!?!]


A study of True Names, Vernor Vinge's critically acclaimed novella
that invented the concept of cyberspace, features that complete text
of the novella, as well as articles by Richard Stallman, John
Markoff, Hans Moravec, Patricia Maes, Timothy May, and other
cyberspace pioneers.

True Names and the Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier : And the
Opening of the Cyberspace Frontier
by Vernor Vinge, James Frenkel

Our Price: $14.95
Paperback - 384 pages (December 31, 1999)
Tor Books; ISBN: 0312862075
Not Yet Available: You may still order this title. We will ship it to
you when it is released by the publisher.
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 7,410

In 1981, three years before publication of William Gibson's
Neuromancer, Vernor Vinge's criticaly acclaimed novella "True Names"
invented the concep t of cyberspace. This book is the first forum to
explore the blossoming discoveries and groundbreaking applications,
both current and future, on the new frontier of the Internet and all
its subsets.