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Aug 24, Richard Magahiz rated it it was ok Shelves: There were two obvious holes in the plot. Seems like it could happen tomorrow. The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ poll.

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Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike cc by-nc-sa. Want to Read saving…. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This made my mind spin, not sure i’ll manage to sleep now: In short, this is a very heartfelt and in-depth story about terrorism and Internet culture, both of which are interwoven with twenty-first rulwd life.

Found this particular story to be notable. J3L on Nov 23, They are also available on feedbooks. After they leave the data center, it seems they never went back.

Related content See more. Aug 14, Andrew Suvorov rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There isn’t much action and the character scenes felt like they were done by the numbers, not truly felt. Rulrd PE Client Tools. Why would you think anything else?


Getting that phone-call in the middle of the night. His sysadmin characters also seem like real computer geeks, all wearing t-shirts with messages on them, speaking through code and root passwords, and drowning in pop culture references. No aporta mucho pero se puede pasar un buen rato.

Lots of them are also designed to withstand a nuclear attack. Good little post-apocalyptic short story. Download Continuous Delivery for PE. If nuclear war broke out, all around the world there would be groups sysadminss network engineers, safe and sound keeping the Internet running! Cory is always a pleasure to read.

When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

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Love this geeky short story. But thanks for the recommendation and thanks for reading! Esta bien para un rato. Too short; it would have been interesting to explore the post-apocalyptic world more. Open Preview See a Problem?

Be the first to ask a question about When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth. If you’re into computers, then this is a fun story to read and if you’re not, you should probably stay away from this book. The heroic exploits of “sysadmins” — systems administrators — as they defend the cyber-world, and hence the world at large, from worms and bioweapons.

Fiction Science Fiction Short Stories. A Fame Worse Than Death: Can’t complain too much about a free ebook. Notify me of new comments via email. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.


There are far better works of nerd literature out there. This is the first story I’ve read by Doctorow and the another good thing is it is freely available from feedbooks. Many of them make the fact they are Review Originally Posted: We’ll share your contribution here on the blog.

Introducing Continuous Delivery for Puppet Enterprise Jun 01, Mawdawgie rated it it was ok. 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. Jul 25, Laura rated it really liked it. This site uses cookies.

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