Regis is praising these guys, he admires them, and so will you if you read this book.
Regis is a very gifted, very funny writer, and the whole book is told in a tongue-in-cheek style that makes it well worth reading.
It is books like this that are good for preaching the words of science to the Uninitiated.
I got my book sooner then expected. This was to replace a copy I lost years ago during a move. Just as interesting as the first time I read it. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Juneko
LOVE LOVE LOVE This book! Anyone interested in not only the history, but the fast coming future of the nanotech, transhuman, or myriad of other artificial intelligence subjects. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amy
Ed Regis is one of the funniest science writers around and in this book he gives a very entertaining account of leading thinkers and amateurs who are cheerfully pushing the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ash Jogalekar
Though it's written over two decades ago, it presents proposals and scientifically-achievable fantasies that will blow your mind. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Boris Yakubchik
Great Mambo Chicken & The Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge (1990) is rich is hubris and forward-looking science and technology. Read morePublished on October 6, 2012 by Martina A. Nicolls
This book made quite a stir among people I know in the cryonics and early transhumanist subcultures when the hardcover came out in 1990. Read morePublished on January 14, 2012 by M. A. Plus
This book is inadvertantly funny. I laughed when I shouldn't, and didn't when I was supposed to. Worth reading so as to fully just understand how crazy those crazy people are that... Read morePublished on November 9, 2009 by Jason A. Gagnon
Which is why this book is so mind bogglingly fantastic. It's true, it's real, it is science non-fiction in it's most glorious form. Read morePublished on August 2, 2009 by J. Laydbak