Fall, Or Dodge in Hell

Fall, Or Dodge in Hell The 1 New York Times bestselling author of Seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller Paradise Lost by way of Phillip K Dick that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds.In his youth, Richard Dodge Forthrast founded Corporation 9592, a gaming company that made him a multibillionaire Now in his middle years, Dodge appreciates his comfortable, unencumbered life, managing his myriad business interests, and spending time with his beloved niece Zula and her young daughter, Sophia.One beautiful autumn day, while he undergoes a routine medical procedure, something goes irrevocably wrong Dodge is pronounced brain dead and put on life support, leaving his stunned family and close friends with difficult decisions Long ago, when a much younger Dodge drew up his will, he directed that his body be given to a cryonics company now owned by enigmatic tech entrepreneur Elmo Shepherd Legally bound to follow the directive despite their misgivings, Dodge s family has his brain scanned and its data structures uploaded and stored in the cloud, until it can eventually be revived.In the coming years, technology allows Dodge s brain to be turned back on It is an achievement that is nothing less than the disruption of death itself An eternal afterlife the Bitworld is created, in which humans continue to exist as digital souls.But this brave new immortal world is not the Utopia it might first seem.Fall, or Dodge in Hell is pure, unadulterated fun a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age. New Download [ Fall, Or Dodge in Hell ] By [ Neal Stephenson ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 896 pages
  • Fall, Or Dodge in Hell
  • Neal Stephenson
  • English
  • 14 November 2017
  • 006245871X

10 thoughts on “Fall, Or Dodge in Hell

  1. says:

    I m a go between On the one side is Elmo Shepherd, who believes that brains can be simulated and that once the simulation is switched on, you ll reboot in exactly the same state as when you last lost consciousness Like waking up from a nap On the other side is Jake, who believes in the existence of an ineffable spirit that cannot be re created in computer code What do you believe, Enoch Jake s opinion is based on a theology I do not agree with But like a lot of theologies it can do dut I m a go between On the one side is Elmo Shepherd, who ...

  2. says:

    So to establish my bona fides right away, let me mention that I ve read and loved all 16 novels that Neal Stephenson has now written in his life yes, even his disavowed 1984 debut, the now out of print The Big U , and consider him one of my top three all time favorite writers currently alive and publishing new work So what a profoundly heartbreaking thing, then, to finish his latest, the 900 page virtual reality morality tale Fall Or, Dodge in Hell, and have to be forced to admit to myself, So to establish my bona fides right away, let me mention that I ve read and loved all 16 novels that Neal Stephenson has now written in his life yes, even his disavowed 1984 debut, the now out of print The Big U , and consider him one of my top three all time favorite writers currently alive and publishing new work So what a profoundly heartbreaking thing, then, to finish his latest, th...

  3. says:

    This is a very hard book to review, but one thing is absolutely true I m absolutely blown away by this book Ameristan Lol MOAB lol This is definitely one of Neal Stephenson s better books Just for the ideas and the great twisting of several tales in one, I m already looking forward to a glorious re read He does lead us down a few winding paths that eventually turn out to be VERY important to the whole, and I admit to laughing out loud several times when the important bits bit me on the butt This is a very hard book to review, but one thing is absolutely true I m absolutely blown away by this book Ameristan Lol MOAB lol This is definitely one of Neal Stephenson s better books Just for the ideas and the great twisting of several tales in one, I m already looking forward to a glorious re read He does lead us down a few winding paths that eventually turn out to be VERY important to the whole, and I admit to laughing out loud several times when the important bits bit me on ...

  4. says:

    After a great start, the book bogs down into gibberish that is neither sf see P Hamilton Void series for that , not portal fantasy see M Stover nor theology lacks any moral dimension 5 star for the first third, 1...

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    If I wasn t hoping that death is just an endless, dreamless slumber before then I sure am now.Richard Dodge Forthrast made billions with the video game company he founded, but money doesn t help him when a routine medical procedure goes sideways and leaves him braindead However, Dodge once signed up with a cryonics company to have himself frozen after death, and that old legal agreement becomes the impetus for his friends and family to pour resources into tech that eventually can digitally ma If I wasn t hoping that death is just an endless, dreamless slumber before then I sure am now.Richard Dodge Forthrast made billions with the video game company he founded, but money doesn t hel...

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    If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.April 1st Fall, or Dodge in Hell by Neal StephensonIs it April 1st already Or is this one of the worst attempts at writing serious SF When I was doing U...

  7. says:

    So I had some issues with this book, overall I liked it, but I found it was easier to separate into the good and the bad The Good One of hisreadable books, so no heavy technical nonsense like in cryptonomicon Features the Waterhouses, the Shaftoes, the Forthrasts and Enoch Root Topic of discussion is really cool as its all about the afterlife Ameristan is the most hilarious thingThe Bad As usual, its way too long, just under 900 pages When the book switches gears at the 3 4 mark an So I had some issues with this book, overall I liked it, but I found it was easier to separate int...

  8. says:

    Where have I seen this before We Are Legion We Are Bob Bobiverse 1 by Dennis E TaylorBob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch So it s a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state He has been uploaded into computer hardware a Where have I seen this before We Are Legion We Are Bob Bobiverse 1 by Dennis E TaylorBob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch So it s a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets The stakes are high no less than the first claim to entire worlds If he declines the honor, he ll be switched off, and they ll try aga...

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    Not only can we defeat entropy, but the universe, in a way, wants us to use our powers as conscious beings to make things better And part of that is defeating deathpg 50I finally finished Neal Stephenson s latest book, an opus about the nature of reality that uses mythology, archetypes and technology as the instruments of that examination Coming in at a hefty 896 pages, it will most likely be the longest book I read this yearFar from being a source of frust...

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    Fall, or Dodge in Hell is a book that s hard to talk about because I find it basically fractally bad at any level I look at it, there s an interesting idea shot through with some fatal flaw, and so if I let myself I could go on at far too much length about any one of its problems At the highest level, it s a story about uploading human consciousness and the creation and organization of virtual realms, told with a tech bro s certainty in technology and obliviousness to anything else, plus a Fall, or Dodge in Hell is a book that s hard to talk about because I find it basically fractally bad at any level I look at it, there s an interesting idea shot through with some fatal flaw, and so if I let myself I could go on at far too much length about any one of its problems At the highest level, it s a story about uploading human consciousness and the creation and organization of virtual realms, told with a tech bro s certainty in technology and obliviousness to anything else, plus also the casual misogyny then there s the story told about the uploaded, that attempts to be biblical without an understanding of morality, and fantastic without ever surpassing the level of 80s Tolkien imitators It s too bad the book wants to be Paradise Lost, instead of Frankenstein there would be a really good metaphor in something like this, pieced together from various half envisioned ideas, and brought...

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