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When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

That’s like euthanizing your grandmother. Cory is always a pleasure to read. I guess there are several possibilities for rulde Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thanks for the comment, and thanks for reading! So are the families of all the sysadmins who have survived the disaster simply because they were in their data centers at the time.

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Mar 27, Andy Parkes rated it really liked it Shelves: After they leave dictorow data center, it seems they never went back. The heroic exploits of “sysadmins” — systems administrators — as they defend the cyber-world, and hence the world at large, from worms and bioweapons.

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When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth (Overclocked #2) by Cory Doctorow

Would have to be planned in the open too, making a sysaemins sourced new plan-spec of the new internet. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.

The whole thing is like your parent trying to drop references to show how cool and sysasmins they are with the kids these days. Instead, he and Van choose to go out and look for other survivors, in the faith that something can be rebuilt, if they all work together.

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Doctorow rompe con todo ello, por algo trabaja con el staff de Boing Boing. His sysadmin characters also seem like real computer geeks, all wearing t-shirts with messages on them, speaking through code and root passwords, and drowning in pop culture references.

They communicated with each other via Usenet and IRC. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. Getting that phone-call in the middle of the night. His wife and unborn child are dead. Be the first to ask a question about When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth.


Because that’s what sysadmins do: This was very demanding work and you became oblivious to what happened outside, in this story war with all kinds of weapons of mass destruction. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Greedo was the oldest server in the rack, from the days when they’d named the boxes after Star Wars characters. I this in comic form and it is by far one of the best comics I own.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I am those geeks. After so many Hollywood blockbusters with no worries about the proper use of terminology or the faithful depiction of the computer professionals whatsoever, this text is refreshingly free of mocks and pitfalls.

Cory reminds us that. People complain about some of the plot points which seem farfetchedwhich I don’t disagree with, though I think part of it is just the way he introduces them without suggesting that there might be a reasonable basis. Notify me of new posts via email.