I picked up GALATEA 2.2 because the book's summary promised a melding of neuro-science and literature in a self-aware computer. What was actually between the covers? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lori Parker
Overly intellectualized. Would rather read an actual research tract on embodied cognition and a novel about real people with real emotions and relations.Published 2 months ago by Harobed
Power explores the facets of artificial intelligence and its limitations, The peculiarities of self and biology along with a smidgen of hope for the human race.Published 3 months ago by Kirk Rogers Jr.
I have read this book several times and alreadys find something new in it. A unique love story and exploration of how we define emotions.Published 10 months ago by Patricia J Jensen
I read anything and everything by Richard Powers. This particular copy of Galatea is a replacement for a copy I gave someone.Published 18 months ago by Terri Gregory
Richard Powers is a genius. I don't mean that in a gushing fangirl kind of way, I mean the guy is literally brilliant. Read morePublished on June 29, 2012 by Vicious Ink
I just finished "Galatea 2.2", a book by Richard Powers. Reading the back of it, I'd initially thought it was a Sci-Fi speculative fiction work about artificial intelligence, and... Read morePublished on September 18, 2010 by Amazon Customer
Many reviews here amply and aptly cover elements of plot construction and character interplay. I'll, instead, confine my remarks to one element only: Powers' absolutely astonishing... Read morePublished on December 26, 2008 by Kent Ponder