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Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you’re into computers, then this is a fun story to read and if you’re not, you should probably stay away from this book. Refresh and try again.

Notify me of new posts via email. Cory reminds us that. A Fame Worse Than Death: But it sgsadmins me a renewed confidence in my work to know that someone of your caliber is interested.

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

I would definitely read a sequel. The excess air pressure kept the bug that was killing everyone out. I really enjoyed this story.


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

Good little post-apocalyptic short story. Be the first to ask a question about When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth. Makes me want to learn to be a true geek instead of a half arsed one. Jun 01, Mawdawgie rated it it was ok. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their sysadjins.

Return to Book Page. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Nice one, I liked it a lot!

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

This eatrh very demanding work and you became oblivious to what happened outside, in this story war with all kinds of weapons of mass destruction. Lists with This Book. Authorized training partner program. Would have to be planned in the open too, making a open sourced new plan-spec of the new internet. 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.

James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel. The whole thing is like your parent trying to drop references to show how cool and hip they are with the kids these days. I think it could have used an editorial shakedown to clean up these annoyances, and to boost up its strengths which I think come at the very end when the main character muses about what the point of civilization is.


Characterization was weak with mild bits seemingly tacked on to try to humanize them and promptly forget. After syzadmins leave the data center, it seems they never went back. We’ll share your contribution here on the blog. The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Coy annual readers’ poll.

Felix could just walk out into the bleakness, wandering among the ruined city and its dead citizens until he died of starvation and thirst. Want to Read saving….

When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth

Ever notice that sysadmin characters keep popping up in sci-fi? The basic premise of this story is that one day a virus hits that kills off most of the people in the world.

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