Planetary Networks

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Planetary Networks
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“We can pool our knowledge with a worldwide database”
Requires Information Networks
Leads to Cyberethics, Industrial Automation
Enables
Weapon Probe Module
Unit Probe Team
Facility Hologram Theatre
Secret Project The Virtual World
Specialist Librarian
Social choice Planned
AI priority
Conquer: 0, Discover: 4, Build: 3, Explore: 1
Why do you insist that the human genetic code is “sacred” or “taboo”?

It is a chemical process and nothing more. For that matter we are
chemical processes and nothing more. If you deny yourself a useful
tool simply because it reminds you uncomfortably of your mortality,
you have uselessly and pointlessly crippled yourself.

—Chairman Sheng-ji Yang
“Looking God in the Eye”

Once the colonists discovered how to survive, they focus on recreating some of the organizational tools left behind on Earth. Following the implementation of simple Information Networks, the creation of a standard for Planetary Networks emerges as a high priority for the scientific community.