On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 07:18:49AM +0000, Tony Finch wrote:
> Lisa Dusseault <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > - The title-virus itself is problematic. It made me cringe when I read
> >about a virus that put people into comas just by displaying a certain
> >"snow" pattern on (part of!) their screen.
> Neal Stephenson wasn't the first author to use that idea -- I think it
> dates back to an 80s short story who's name and author I can't
> remember right now and my books are 6000 miles away.
Vernor Vinge, "Press Enter". Showcased in IASFM.
-- #ken P-)}
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