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  • Monkey shared from Seveneves: A Novel by Neal Stephenson
    autochthonous
    Note: Why I love Neil Stephenson -- vocabulary!
  • Monkey shared from The Risen Empire (Succession Book 1) by Scott Westerfeld
    She was old friends with anxiety, that poor sister of madness which the drugs never fully vanquished.
  • Monkey shared from Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
    Ask a Soviet engineer to design a pair of shoes and he’ll come up with something that looks like the boxes that the shoes came in; ask him to make something that will massacre Germans, and he turns into Thomas Fucking Edison.
  • Monkey shared from Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
    Pursuing an explanation for every strange thing you see in the Philippines is like trying to get every last bit of rainwater out of a discarded tire.
  • Monkey shared from Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
    Eberhard is no longer suspicious. Now he is irked, which is worse. Like a lot of techies, he can become obstreperous when he decides that others are not being logical.
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