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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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He and She: The Outcasts

She: “Dammit! These drains are a pain!” He: “A pain?” She: “Three of a kind. Thanks for reminding me. Not. I am so sick of having to carry these things around. I feel like some sort of feeding station in an urban fantasy … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The Great Indoors

Somewhere, USA; September 2023 Boy, age 10: “Dad?” His father: “Yes, son?” Son: “I want to go outside.” Father: “You what?!?” Son: “I want to go outside!” Father: “No! Are you nuts? Whatever do you want to do that for? Is there something wrong with the graphics at … Continue reading

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