Re: David Brin's latest novel, and a TED talk
^And a real puff piece.
Its not very rigorous, don't expect it to be, it's a short article in Time. However, it can make a good entry point for the meme after all it's likely to be one of the two most important events in human history.
CarlSaganQuoted: “The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.”