Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Title, and teaser

If you continue in the dark for you,

you stubborn bits clustered signals?

a story by

jon sanders

Daisy, a hot-shot post-doctoral researcher in environmental microbiology, has her work cut out for her. Hundreds of microbial samples are sitting in her freezer, each of which is going to take a truckload of computing time to analyze. Luckily for her, she meets someone who’s really, really good with computers -- and he thinks there’s more to her samples than she realizes. Together they’ll wage a secret campaign of discovery using the latest scientific techniques, gratuitously reference a number of Internet memes, try desperately to find a cure to their mutual loneliness, and maybe -- if they’re lucky -- save humanity from a terrible fate.

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