Shiva, Mama Doc, And The Voodoo Computer by Rob Shelsky
Approx. 4,900 words.
Published on July 1, 2010.
For the English postgraduate, Ian, it all seemed so simple. All he had to do was create a working quantum computer. But Mama Doc, a voodoo shop owner in the New Orleans French Quarter, knew Ian was crossing the line. When does science stop being science and starts being magic? When quantum computers get involved. And for Mama Doc and Ian, her unwitting new Shiva, things were now getting dangerous!