[Ansteorra] OT: this is soooo cool
Jean Paul de Sens
jeanpauldesens at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 08:30:00 PST 2008
Niven and Pournelle stated in the meeting that they are getting ready to
drop another big rock on the earth in an upcoming book :)
The authors are a member of a think tank group called Sigma who offer their
service to government agencies for consultation on a pro bono rated.
(interestingly similar to the activity of the SciFi authors in the book
As such they are speakers at a National Defense Industry Association meeting
that I'm attending this week.
I think I was one of only two SciFi fans in the audience. Makes me wonder
about government types.
On Jan 15, 2008 1:53 AM, Eadric Anstapa <eadric at scabrewer.com> wrote:
> OK, Footfall is one of my favorite books of all time. So you'll just
> have to pardon me while I go pout for a while.
> On the other hand. I guess if vaguely elephant type space aliens attack
> we will be ready.
> Jean Paul de Sens wrote:
> > I just spent the last two hours talking with Larry Niven, Jerry
> > Pournelles, David Brin, and Mark O'Green about homeland security
> > concerns.
> > I just had to brag. :)
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