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In Case of Technological Holocaust

Yesterday, our region experienced some high wind activity, and we were left without power at home.  Though my internet devices (modem, routers, wireless access point) are on a battery backup, the outage looked like it was going to last for a little while, so I shut those devices off.

I got to school thinking that I could just do my daily internet rounds from the classroom, only to find that the internet was down on campus.  The campus is supplied by a local ISP which beams microwaves from a distant mountain to a dish on campus.  Of course, the distant mountain was also experiencing high winds, as well as some sleet, so there was no access to the outside world.

Though it’s not as extreme as a Technological Holocaust, being without internet access for 12 hours got me thinking.  What would I–as a knowledge worker–do in a world where technology was rendered unusable?

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Comic #4 – The Second Adventure of Darwin Man

Wow, been a great few days so far in this 60 Days, 60(+) Posts initiative.  Here is the second comic in the Darwin Man series, and I hope you like it:

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What is up with this Hollywood?  You seriously should listen to Jim.  There has been a flood of terrible ideas and remakes of movies not more than 30 years old lately.  Do you really think I’m going to pay $10 for a ticket to go see Predator – Not A Sequel?

Way to rape the childhood of your core audience there, Hollywood:

Well, I guess they’ll never learn.  Also, fuck you IMDB for having stuff behind a pay wall on a site that essentially should just be a wiki.