Thursday, May 31, 2012

Spy Games

"I wish this program hadn’t been used in such an invasive way." All of Alex’s hardware was clean except for the two programs that had been running surreptitiously in his Amp. From what they had been able to determine so far, the ARGUS program used a low level AI and his microphone network to collect information passively. When it had been run in a separate instance of his Amp’s OS he hadn’t been able to take advantage of it, but now... "Because this is actually kind of cool."

Thursday, May 3, 2012


Alex spent the rest of his night sitting in the eye of a storm, activity swirling around him. A dozen Tslao engineers had gathered around by the time they had adjusted the chair enough to fit him and he was pretty sure there were more by now. He couldn’t be sure, as he was staring at the floor through a heavily padded headrest.