1036Re: Trojan Odyssey
- Mar 5, 2006Most, if not all, of Clive Cussler's books are unbelievable. It is
part of the fun, that Max is too.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "smith_zuze"
> Man. Max has changed a lot though out the series. Max is possible
> the smartest person on earth. ( Person as lifeforms, Computer
> --- In email@example.com, "humtex" <humtex@>
> > We have seen MAX develope and grow through out the series. I
> > in computers for 35 years. Max isn't beyond the future evolution
> > super computers/artifical intelligence. This desktop pc is moredifferent
> > powerful than the first mainframes I worked on so long ago. And
> > took up a huge amount of space and power. Max isn't much
> > than HAL, Colossus (sp)or any of the Star Treks... Anyhow, makesbeen
> > fun reading.
> > I like MAX!
> > Tim,,,might want to back up and start the whole series from the
> > beginning. Great reading!
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "timmcilveen"
> > <TimMcIlveen@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > I've just bought my first Cussler novel, Trojan Odyssey, after
> > > blown away by the film, Sahara, which was great!
> > > The book has been a great read so far and I reckon that I will
> > > many more.
> > > One thing I did find VERY strange, however, and which made me
> wince in
> > > disbelief was the intelligent computer, Max, which was capable
> > > human like reasoning, and apparently, the ability to conduct
> > > complicated scientific tests itself! I found this so
> > > that it 'pulled me out' of the story. I think it would have
> > > more believable if Max had been the director of a lab, rather
> > > being a computer! Does Max creep up in many Cussler novels?
> > > thanks.
> > > tim
> > >
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