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Amoeba’s Lorica: Advice for Graduates

“First of all, good folks – I was going to say ‘ladies and gentlemen’, but I fear that about half of you would reject assignment to either of these, and if I listed all the identities that would be needed … Continue reading

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Starship Train: Take Charge

“Computer.” “Yes, Captain?” “Charge my communicator 100%, please.” “Fascinating, Captain. Ancient history studies?” “Well …” “Shall I summon a security detail?” “How about a detail from the canteen instead, with a whiskey and soda? I suppose it shouldn’t surprise me, … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Je suis que je suis

[Je suis que je suis (French): “I am what I am.”] Sometimes, the news is so bad that even Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba eventually hears about it – Tips for making sure that an Amoeba hears something. 1. Find ears … Continue reading

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