^Well, the monobloc/'cosmic egg" idea is a few decades out of date. Have you been reading old Asimov F&SF essays?
just out of date. Land-line, never bought a cell phone, etc.
'justa zee-rusty retro-technocrat who remembers fictional single stage to anywhere rocketships and room-sized computers.
As it turned out transportation didn't advance like we thought, but ho-hum consumer electronics did.
I like the sound of the term monobloc, because when people think singularity, they either think black hole or Kurzweil