The Null Device

0wnz0red

0wnz0red, a pretty doovy new short story by Cory Doctorow (of bOING bOING), touching on transhumanism, "trusted computing", secret military biotech projects, and a lot of hacker-culture references. Go read.

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Posted by: SPOILER ALERT http:// Wed Aug 28 10:25:19 2002

Maybe I'm stupid, but I'm having a little trouble understanding the details here. How can purely neural signals (from brainstem to autonomic nervous system) lead to *genetic* change ("modifies the genome to produce virus-hardened cells")?

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