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Archives for October 2001

“He worked in a small

“He worked in a small shed, at the far edge of the compound, in order, he said, to ‘avoid the conversations’ of the other machines. The whole I time I was in the crater, he was the only person who talked like that about the machines, that recognized their voices as more than an interface. […]

Miguel goes off about writing

Miguel goes off about writing – as a person who writes, knowing that he is a published (& apparently well-known, at least in Portugal) writing, was quite illuminating, and reassuring.

I AM 39% GEEK. «I

I AM 39% GEEK. «I probably work in computers, or a history department at a college. I never really fit in with the “normal” crowd. But I have friends, and this is a good thing.» [found @ tweekland, another fine mefi sponsor.]

a story about the city

a story about the city where I live…. “I remember when Seattle was ‘the city’ and Tacoma was the boonies. Then I moved to Lakewood. “No, not just Lakewood, but outer Lakewood. damn it, I can’t concentrate with talk radio under trance music.

this is a test. [re:

this is a test. [re: metatalk thread. thought I’d try it here before breaking meTa.]

and a car alarm is

and a car alarm is going off, either at one of the neighbors, or in the mormon’s parking lot. what a stupid, stupid day.