Disposable

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A rant about the transitory nature of modern technology.

A 1,500 word short story.
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Price: Free! USD

Words: 1,500
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452335803
About Gareth Lewis

Gareth Lewis has written a number of novels and shorter works in a few genres, including fantasy, science fiction, and thrillers. A programmer, he has a degree in computer studies, and lives in South Wales.

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Review by: Francis W. Porretto on June 12, 2010 :
This is clever and funny, as Mr. Lewis usually is. However, it's based on a pair of mistaken premises:
1) It overlooks the Conservation of Mass;
2) It overlooks the reason we replace rather than repair, in those venues where the former practice has displaced the latter one.

But perhaps it's unfair for an old physicist-economist-crank like me to pour cold water on a charming tale such as this, just because its cautionary aspects are ill-aimed. John Brunner wrote several magnificent novels based on mistaken premises -- he was a socialist, so that was foreordained -- and nevertheless, they were as entertaining as fiction can be.

As usual, Mr. Lewis, delightful.
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