He gropes across the dark table top for the joystick and zooms in on the face of a white woman sitting in the lobby, sipping tea and reading a magazine. One reason watching films is fun is that you can gape at beautiful people without being, or even feeling like, a creep. But film actors always look perfect. Even when a nearby detonation blows a ton of muck all over them, you know the dirt will end up in neat, bone-structure-enhancing diagonal streaks under the cheekbones. In a certain sense this gets boring after a while. You never get to stare at real people, with all of their mistakes and imperfections, in the same way you can stare at film stars.
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The only place I can find any published information for " Jipi and the Paranoid chip " AKA " Jipi's Day at the Office " is in Forbes Magazine with various copies of the same length story being found on the internet.
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Active Oldest Votes. The only place I can find any published information for " Jipi and the Paranoid chip " AKA " Jipi's Day at the Office " is in Forbes Magazine with various copies of the same length story being found on the internet If a longer version does exist, it's never been officially published.
The copyright for the story is held by Forbes and in his book " Some Remarks ", Neal refers to 'Jipi and the Paranoid Chip' as being "extraordinarily ponderous and labored upon rereading and so has been left out [of future publications of his short fiction]". Valorum Valorum k gold badges silver badges bronze badges. Thanks for the answer and the link to the list of articles in that issue of Forbes. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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Jipi and the Paranoid Chip
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Jipi and the Paranoid Chip
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