Jun 21, 2013

I've Seen the Future, and the Future Wobbles a Lot

"But word-processing software -- particularly the sort that employs special, complex file formats -- has the eldritch power to unwrite things."
- Neal Stephenson, In the Beginning... Was the Command Line

Martin Close stopped going to work because everyone was transparent. Not quite see-through like glass, but light now hit their bodies and kept going. Like flesh-colored jelly they traveled the hallways; greeted each other and discussed sales around the water cooler as if nothing had changed.

Broken Promise
by João Figueiredo

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