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Amoeba’s Lorica: Outbreak

A work of fiction … we hope. Standard disclaimers. ********************************* Bring out your dead! The summons came, not from a crier in rags, ringing a bell and preceding a human-drawn cart with corpses in it, but from loudspeakers mounted on … Continue reading

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AI: The Next Generations …

Mark and Kathy stood, pensively, in front of their picture window. Before them, Haro Strait glimmered in the mid-morning sunshine, with the silhouette of Victoria, British Columbia, interrupting the seam of sea and sky on the horizon. Their spacious home … Continue reading

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Kris an’ Murphy: If the Customer Is Wrong …

“Are you already training my replacement? Piter demanded.“Replace you? Why, Piter, where could I find another Mentat with your cunning and venom?”“The same place you found me, Baron.”“Perhaps I should at that,” the Baron mused. “You do seem a bit … Continue reading

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