The Long Download is an edited mashup of prose and poetry from various sources. Many of the sources are my own writing, but also include public domain or Creative Commons 0 texts such as detective stories, mythology, and computer programming and encryption software manuals.
I used Charlie Stross’ Lovebible PERL script which involves using a Markov chain to mash up the text sources and then I picked out sentences and phrases and edited as necessary for the sake of the narrative.
My favorite line is:
“She defragmented reality corridors like the bottom drawer of my soul with dim lighting overhead and public-key cryptography.”
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