marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Oct 1 20:58:11 BST 2018
On Sun, 30 Sep 2018 12:35:19 -0500, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
>There are several "unobtaniums" that would be big game-changers. One that
>I like is "Elderglass," from Scott Lynch's *Gentleman Bastard* series.
>It's a relic of a super-advanced civilization; it looks like glass and can
>be opaque or transparent, but is literally indestructible, at least to the
>people in the story.
Sounds a bit like Neal Asher's "chainglass".
"The war isn't the war between the blacks and the whites, the liberals
and the conservatives, or the Federation and the Romulans.
It's between the clueful and the clueless."
(an anonymous poster on cypherpunks list)
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