Date: Sun, 30.03.08 13:57
The last of the thre
MvdV> Hello Miles,
MvdV> On Thursday March 20 2008 15:00, you wrote to me:
MM>> Wasn't it Asimov's story about the "Names of God" that ended up
MM>> with the returning computer guru observing the stars overhead
MM>> going out, one by one ?
MvdV> All three have written so much, that I lost track of who wrote what. But
MvdV> what you describe sounds like Asimov. Yes, I think it was Asimov.
Clarke, I think - The Nine Billion Names of God. Monks have been calculating
all the possible names of God for millenia believing that the universe will end
when they are done. They hire a computer consultant who gets it done for them
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