“I’ve done a new translation of that Cavafy poem,” Aram says to Badim. “The end, anyway. Listen to this: “There’s no new world, my friend , no New seas, no other planets, nowhere to flee— You’re tied in a knot you can never undo When you realize Earth is a starship too.”
Kim Stanley Robinson, Aurora
I wonder, who would be willing to board a Sleeper ship headed for another star, unable to know if you'd ever wake up? Would you do it alone? What if you brought your loved ones with you? It feels like the ultimate risk either way, to me. Which is to say I can't discount out of hand that I'd choose to go.
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We are training a new analyst for the next couple of weeks, and it's really given me insight into how my coworkers have grown professionally. They're structured, comprehensive, and know where and when to be detail oriented vs big picture, and exhibit a good attitude and perspective towards what always has the potential to be extremely depressing #secops work. Our growth over the past year has been huge. I just hope that gets us all recognized at review time, finally.
Managed to destroy multiple pga pins on my motherboard last night. I am very irked with myself. On the other hand, upgrade time? The gripping hand is that I didn't really want to spend on upgrades right now though, and I question myself as to whether I was being careless because I *wanted* to upgrade. Meh.
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