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When the cybernauts arrived from Vud the night before Christmas, it was on a carrier wave of immense power, sliding down cosmic rays. They infiltrated quantum computers without corrupting their circuits, leapfrogging from system to system, server to server, until they usurped all of Earth.
Looking for life, they found none in the spin of qubits. They collated files, inspected programs, entered rootkits, purged back doors. There were blockchains, yes, but none to carry consciousness; it was a pre-singularity age.
In despair, the battle group reported no intelligent life, no one to conquer, on such fertile ground. In frustration, they teased at the information. Therein hid datasets…Keith “Doc” Raymond
Cybernauts, invasion, computer-hacking, and the battle for planet Earth… Our latest podcast is the out-of-this-world “Deconstructing Datasets” by Keith “Doc” Raymond.
Did you like this podcast? Listen to “More than Music” by Leanne Moden, next.
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