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Related to material in The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age
by Stanislaw Lem

A set of humorous short stories by Stanisław Lem. The Polish version was first published in 1965, with an English translation appearing in 1974. The main protagonists of the series are Trurl and Klapaucius, the "constructors" (or "makers" in today's parlance).

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New SimCity On Global Rollout
   '... you gave him a whole civilization to rule and have dominion over forever?'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

UK SimCity-Style Social Policy Model - A Kingdom In A Box
   UK social science researchers make an old idea new again - Stanislaw Lem's 'kingdom in a box.'

The Evolution Of Spore
   Fascinating computer game has many roots in both science and fiction.

Waterproof Sand Could Green A Desert Planet
   It won't be easy to coat each grain of sand in a desert, but hard tasks need hard ways. My legions of Fremen will be using very small brushes.

Pocket God's Hundreds Of Ways To Play God
   Let's not forget who thought about this idea long before The Sims - the amazing Stanislaw Lem.

Living Earth Simulator For 'Ultimate Answers'
   It's an explorational device, like the Large Hadron Collider.

The Infinite Adventure Machine Generates Fairy Tale Plots
   Run out of ideas since J.K. Rowling finished the Harry Potter series? Let artificial intelligence help you out.

Bolshoi: Largest Computer Simulation Of The Universe
   'A machine able literally to contain the Universe Itself within it's innumerable memory banks.'

Illustris: The Next Generation Of Universe Simulation
   'This digital device was ... A machine able literally to contain the Universe Itself...' - Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

MIT's New Super Slippery Surface
   'The water flowed off those walls without binding tension...' - Frank Herbert, 1965.

'STANDUP' Computer Comedian
   'The potentiometers indicated the machine's lyrical capacitance was charged to the maximum...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965

Millimeter-Scale Computing For 'Internet of Things'
   'In their megalomania they thought to make the very sand beneath their feet intelligent...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

Amazing ARES Augmented Reality Sandbox
   'First he showed him where the input and output of his brand-new kingdom were, and how to program wars...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

The Poet Is A Computer
   'The potentiometers indicated the machine's lyrical capacitance was charged to the maximum...'- Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

New Startup 'Improbable' To Model Our World
   'A machine able literally to contain the Universe Itself...' - Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

The Largest Virtual Universe!
   '...a machine able literally to contain the Universe Itself .' - Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

IBM's Grain Of Sand Computer
   'Our ancestors... thought to make the very sand beneath their feet intelligent...' - Stanislaw Lem, 1965.

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