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Week 32


This bizarre story about cranky Digger cults working their way through the forgotten entrails of the Moscow subways… I consider myself a veteran, hardbitten net-d00d, and I even have a taste for Slavic websurfing, but this is some seriously challenging material. Yowzah.



SpamAssassin. I'm being repetitive, but I have to tell everyone I know about this thing. I use it, and it's working. It is literal gangbusters.



A comprehensive listing of our planet's "Liberation Movements, Terrorist Organizations, Substance Cartels, and Other Para-State Entities." Welcome to the New World Disorder. Here comes trouble.



If you're a "Virtual Intellectual," you'll be very into David Silver's "Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies."



I really enjoyed it when this Fukuyama guy, who proclaimed the "end of history" to general acclaim, suddenly discovered that people were becoming posthuman. Fukuyama seems intensely alarmed by this prospect, but what else is new.


Bruce Sterling is a science-fiction writer who lives in Texas. The sun is a G-type star out towards the edge of the Milky Way.

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