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Why aren’t there advanced computers in an advanced society?

They just didn't invent them There's a tendency to believe that technological development is a single path or continuum that we proceed along, and that for every civilisation, that the measure of how ...
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Why aren’t there advanced computers in an advanced society?

You mention carbon, silicon, phosphorus being common on their world, but one thing you didn't mention was any metal. If they were on a planetmoon with very little access to metal of any kind, it's ...
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Why aren’t there advanced computers in an advanced society?

Not sure if it would fit your story, but someone already mentioned culture in general, I'd be more specific: religion. Since they are highly intelligent they foresee that developing the tech further ...
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