Notes on 'Realware' (2000) by Rudy Rucker (b. 1946)

Realware is the final book in Rudy Rucker’s hugely influential Ware tetralogy (1982-2000), which follows the lives of a small number of west-coast, counter-cultural families, their haphazard and often accidental relationship with rapid technological change gradually moving towards pure technological transcendence.

First SC edition (true first): published by Eos / HarperCollins (2000)
Part of the Ware tetralogy:
Software (1982)
Wetware (1988)
Freeware (1997)
Realware (2000)
Available works by Rudy Rucker