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Cory reminds us that. Getting that phone-call in the middle of the night. Learn how your comment data is processed. It is an absolutely awesome comic, took me a while to find it as well!

Not that we can prevent the unpredictable, but too much of todays internet requires constant maintenance, we have the web 2.

They communicated with each other via Usenet and IRC. After they leave the data center, it seems they never went back.

When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth (Overclocked #2) by Cory Doctorow

guled Finished reading this last night. I don’t know of a digital version of the comic. Or, frankly, which one I prefer. I was on my way to bed when i doctoroa this on HN, 45 minutes later.


The excess air pressure kept the bug that was killing everyone out. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Would have to be planned in the open too, making a open sourced new plan-spec of the new internet.

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

There isn’t much action wuen the character scenes felt like they were done by the numbers, not truly felt. Open Preview See a Problem? What I said in the review of Wastelands Docotorow spent some time as a Sys Admin, among his other nerd credentials, and you can feel it in the way the characters think and speak. 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.

If you’d like to discover new writers, and esrth There was one thing that really stuck out to me right at the end, though. September 2, at As a web developer and a thf with a wife and son I almost wept at my desk after reading some bits of this story. From the same author. Characterization was weak with mild bits seemingly tacked on to try to humanize them and promptly forget.


Greedo was the oldest server in the rack, from the days when they’d named the boxes after Star Wars characters. Other books in the series. With his wife and newborn son gone, Felix is odctorow of the surviving tech geeks responsible for maintaining the Internet—now a vital resource in the post-apocalyptic scenario—though it tasks their survival instincts when supplies starts to run low.

Aug 24, Richard Magahiz rated it it was ok Shelves: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I guess there are several possibilities for this: I’ve often wondered what would happen to the internet if something like The Stand really happened.

He could stay in the data center and weep over his losses. Security and vulnerability announcements.

This was a quick one night read. September 3, at Jan 29, Melek added it Shelves: Try the Learning VM.