Book Mesh

One of the more significant impact areas of the meshverse is the transformation of books. The web has brought us Wikipedia and interactive books but a good simulation can often take you deeper into a topic. Neal Stephenson’s Diamond Age

 

revolves around a nanotechnology based book. Though Stephenson is best known for Snow Crash

and it’s stunningly clear description of everyday virtual worlds, The Diamond Age in some respects paints a more insightful picture of the future. There is a glimpse of that future sans nanotech, unfolding now in Croquet.

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