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The Dwellers

in “The Algebraist” by Iain M Banks

“Seemed to me like Banks was trying to describe an entire society run by open-source programmers, in which various social roles and functions performed by whoever was interested in the task. Even that society had an underclass though: the Dweller children, who were trod on by their elders until they managed to survive into adulthood. They were probably the answer to who would do the kinds of tasks nobody wanted to volunteer to do.” –Geoffrey Jost

the_dwellers.txt · Last modified: 2011/03/28 05:21 by nik