Transcript of Bruce Sterling at Microsoft Corporation

Watching Rats Abandon Ship – Transcript of Bruce Sterling at Microsoft Corporation

“It’s basically about a…it’s a Mr. Smith goes to Washington story about a techie that decides to join federal service after 9/11 because his family has a long history of technical service to the United States government and complications ensue. It’s got a villain and a superweapon. It’s a technothriller and technothrillers kind of require villains and superweapons because otherwise there is no reason to keep turning pages.”

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