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Planetary Networks
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Tech stats
Short quote We can pool our knowledge with a worldwide database
Rank Discover 2
Requisites Information Networks
Leads to Industrial Automation
Base Facilities Hologram Theatre
Secret Projects The Virtual World
Unit Advances Probe Team

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"If our society seems more nihilistic than that of previous eras, perhaps this is simply a sign of our maturity as a sentient species. As our collective consciousness expands beyond a crucial point, we are at last ready to accept life's fundamental truth: that life's only purpose is life itself."
– 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.

Miscellaneous effects[]

Enables Specialist: Librarian. Enables Planned Economics.