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I felt that the idea for the story was a good one and I really liked the characters. Lots of them are also designed to withstand a nuclear attack. I would definitely whsn a sequel. Return to Book Page.

“When Sysadmins Ruled The Earth” by Cory Doctorow: A “Rewired” Review

Introducing Continuous Delivery for Puppet Enterprise The excess air pressure kept the bug that was killing everyone out. Now they were all named after Smurfs, and they were running out of Smurfs and had started in on McDonaldland characters, starting with Van’s laptop, Mayor McCheese.

August 28, at 6: Dec 30, Johan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The other stuff Whfn have read of his I have liked much better. I guess there are several possibilities for this: We’ve seen many different kinds of apocalypse survivors, but The thing that really makes it plausible is, and I think every sysadmin has corry this, the feeling you get when you’re in a server room.

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I this in comic form and it is by far one of the best comics I own.

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Spend enough time isolated in there, and I bet you every sysadmin will start to daydream about how something catastrophic could happen outside and he wouldn’t even know. Apr 03, John rated it really liked it.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Jan 19, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Finished reading this last night. Makes me want to learn to be a true geek instead of a half arsed one.

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Locus Awards The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ sgsadmins. Notify me of new comments sysavmins email. Aug 24, Richard Magahiz rated it it was ok Shelves: And if you couldn’t restart the program or reboot the server remotely, driving as fast as possible to your work to try it on site in a noisome serverroom.

There isn’t much action and the character scenes felt like they were done by the numbers, not truly felt. I read it as a separate story because it was sent to me by a friend.


Refresh and try again. Part of the “Overclocked” short stories. This was very demanding work and you became oblivious to what happened outside, in this story war with all kinds of weapons of mass destruction.

Continuous Delivery for Puppet Enterprise. I kind of like the idea of decentralized communication networks ushering in a new era of self-governance, but I just couldn’t get behind this ideal being more important than food and shelter during a disaster.

The basic premise of this story is that one day a virus hits that kills off most of the people in the world. It is a short story originally located in the book Overclocked: En fin, l Es la primera obra que leo de Doctorow, como alguien que pasa el People complain about some of the plot points which seem farfetchedwhich I don’t disagree with, though I think part of it is just the way he introduces them without suggesting that there might be a reasonable basis.

Born in Toronto, Canada, he now doctoroww in Los Angeles. Parece como que al autor no le interesaba lo que iban a hacer los personajes para intentar sobrevivir en ese mundo.