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March 17, 2009

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Machine Man

Max Barry, author of the fun books Jennifer Government and Company, is doing a serial fiction experiment called Machine Man. This is probably worth subscribing to.

Barry, a true nerd, also programmed the web game called Nation States, which consumed approximately 10% of my 2003.

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Posted March 17, 2009 at 10:57 | Comments (2) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted

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Man, Nation States was like Facebook before Facebook. I remember saying at the time: "Yeah, the game kind of gets old after a little while, but it's a really good way to keep in touch with my friends from college."

Nation States was such smart marketing for Jennifer Government (even though I never purchased the book). Yes, a wonderful law school era time suck.

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