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“When Sysadmins Ruled The Earth” by Cory Doctorow: A “Rewired” Review

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Lots of them are also designed to withstand a nuclear attack. Thanks for the comment, and thanks for reading! From the same author.

When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

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I really enjoyed this story. Quotes from When Sysadmins Ru By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

So are the families of all the sysadmins who have survived the disaster simply because they were in their data centers at the time. I don’t know why but it seemed to me that he wrote this in a real hurry.


“When Sysadmins Ruled The Earth” by Cory Doctorow: A “Rewired” Review – Mr. Rhapsodist

Locus Awards The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ poll. I would definitely read a sequel.

With his wife and newborn son gone, Felix is one of the sysadmibs tech geeks responsible for maintaining the Internet—now a vital resource in the post-apocalyptic scenario—though it tasks their survival instincts when supplies starts to run low. Rosa shook her head. Doctorow rompe con todo ello, por algo trabaja con el staff de Boing Boing.

If you’d like to discover new writers, and you’re Apocalyptic fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction or, in some cases, the more general category earrh fiction that is concerned with the This is the first story I’ve read by Doctorow and I really enjoyed this story.

No aporta mucho pero se puede pasar un buen rato. Because that’s what sysadmins do: Nice one, I liked it a lot!

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Too short; it would have been interesting to explore the post-apocalyptic world more. The thing that really makes it plausible is, and I think every sysadmin has felt this, the feeling you get when you’re in a server room.


Funny and clever, if both dated and, occasionally, taking a few liberal shortcuts. Didn’t understand some geek terminology but enjoyed it anyway! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Try the Learning VM. Open Source Puppet Puppet release notes. It is a short story sysadmind located in the book Overclocked: Many science-fiction writers are releasing part of their works under a Creative Commons license. Other books in the series.

Language French German Italian Spanish. Read as part of the Wastelands collection of short stories. Download PE Client Tools. We’ve seen many different kinds of apocalypse survivors, but Doftorow reminds us that. I don’t know of a digital version of the comic.

Surviving the apocalypse is no joke.