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AI: Smokin’ In the Boys Room

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. Smokin’ in the boys’ room Smokin’ in the boys’ room Now, teacher, I am fully aware of the rules And everybody knows that smokin’ ain’t allowed in school! – Cub Koda & Michael Lutz, … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Delegation

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. The delegation, in face masks and gloves, stepped off the bus from their five-star hotel, where each member had had a suite to demself*, and assembled at the end of the walkway leading to … Continue reading

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AI: A Question of Value

0600 Monday morning. “Wakey, wakey, Charles. Time to get up.” “I’m awake, Alexa. Dammit.” Cursing, Charles rolled over in bed, picked up his phone, then looked, with crusted, half-open eyes, at its face for the time and any news. Splashed … Continue reading

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