I just realised my intro went when my instance crashed all those months ago.
My day job is a senior #networkengineer working on some very large and strange computer networks.
I'm now selling the #networknomicon through my own print store. Coupon code:
gets you 10% off through 1 April 2020. No free shipping, sorry, but it should be almost global.
curfew, zork grand inquisitor
Attention residents of Port Foozle. By order of the Grand Inquisitor, master of technologies, useful and otherwise, High Lord of all that he wants and then some, Leader of the campaign against all horrid sorts of magic the evening curfew is now in effect. The Township of Port Foozle is an occupied Inquisition Outpost. No citizen over or under the age of eighteen may appear on or in the streets after curfew is in progress. Violators of Inquisition Curfew may be intimidated, incarcerated, lacerated and/or masticated, if time permits and the weather is fine. Further violators of curfew may be totemized, which is unspeakably painful and altogether irreversible, except for in certain cases including but not limited to those at the correctly played end of this game. Further violators of curfew will be threatened with smiting and then smitten. Once smote, further smitation and subsequent resmitation will commence until the smitee is deemed sufficiently smit by the smiter. Enjoy your stay in Occupied Port Foozle. This message was brought to you by Frobozz Electric: We are the Boss of You!
Looking for a book called something like "I²", or I squared, or perhaps "me²": it's about an eight-bit artificial intelligence that grows up inside a computer, playing something like Tube Wars to learn how to survive. it gets installed into a robot body which is shipped somewhere on a train and the AI has to figure out how to reattach some of its limbs and escape, where it hides in a barn and is discovered by the farmer's daughter who menaces it with a pitchfork.
sry, can't remember the author.
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