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Truncat, Part 01

After a long hiatus, I've started up my podcast again with my story Truncat, an indirect sequel to my first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom. Truncat is a parable about warez groups and Napster, about generation war and the trouble with power-laws. In Truncat, the reputation-based Bitchun Society is stagnating, and the birth rate has dropped off so far that only a million kids are alive on the whole planet. These kids have hacked the consciousness-backup system and illicitly copy and load the backups of their elders, treating these backups as a kind of drug.

Part 1 MP3


7 Responses to “Truncat, Part 01”

  1. Phil Bowman says:

    Phew, I'd almost caught up with you ;-)

  2. Dammit, commented on the wrong post...my nerd-fu 4m t3h suXx0r, but how can I download that MP3 rather than having it play automatically? I want to shove it on my phone to listen to on my way to work...

  3. Spike 2.0 says:

    Armchair Anarchist, dude....

    right click> save link/target as

    Are you from the past?

  4. Hal says:

    I loved "Down and Out" but for some reason I keep going back to this story. I'm not sure what it is that is so haunting to me.

  5. unoti says:

    Bitchun, thank you!

  6. Got it sussed now...that's what I was trying to do, but I was reading the post in Newsgator, and for some reason FF doesn't show me that option unless I click through to the actual post. You live, you learn, you look a fool in public. Meh. Thanks for the tip!

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