[Ansteorra] OT: this is soooo cool
fitzmorgan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 08:38:23 PST 2008
I remember listening to them talk about this stuff 25 to 30 years ago at
a convention. Back before Regan started talking about it.
On Jan 15, 2008 10:30 AM, Jean Paul de Sens <jeanpauldesens at gmail.com>
> 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
> 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
> 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.
> > -EA
> > 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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