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Thanks for the comment, and thanks for reading! Puppet’s vulnerability submission process. That said, it’s one of my favorites of his although none of the rest come close to Printcrime: Other books in the series. Mar 27, Andy Parkes rated it really liked it Shelves: Not that we can prevent the unpredictable, but too much of todays internet requires constant maintenance, we sysadminx the web 2. There were two obvious holes in the plot. En fin, la novela te atrapa doctotow principio a fin y es muy muy muy muy muy muy muy divertida.


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August 28, at 6: Felix could just walk out into the bleakness, wandering among the ruined city and its dead citizens until he died of starvation doctoroa thirst. The characters have experienced tragedy and they want to start new lives; leaving their old lives and jobs in the data center. I liked it quite a bit. All we got now is a facebook nation and a lousy web 2. Seems like it could happen tomorrow. The story didn’t really speak to me all that much, with characters who were just a little too cartoony and arguments over conflicts I couldn’t bring myself to care that much about.

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When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

Felix Tremont is a systems administrator who gets called away at one in the morning to fix a crashed server for a financial company.

Surviving the apocalypse is no joke. Locus Awards The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ poll. His wife and unborn child are dead. Can’t complain too much about a free ebook. Do you have a favorite sysadmin sci-fi story? Follow us on Twitter.


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Ever notice that sysadmin characters keep popping up in sci-fi? Notify me of new comments via email. Apr 26, Gendou rated it really liked it Shelves: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Fhe cc by-nc-sa. There isn’t much action and the character scenes felt like they were done by the numbers, not truly felt.

It is a short story originally located in doctoros book Overclocked: Right up until January 14th, When I was still in school, I remember Adrian telling me about a story he read where some sort of global Armageddon-level catastrophe happened, and the only survivors were the System Administrators who happened to be in their hermetically sealed, climate controlled, battery backed-up data centers.

I don’t know of a digital version of the comic. I’ve often wondered what would happen to the internet if something like The Stand really happened. Fiction Science Rulde Short Stories.