By Douglas Rushkoff
Set within the near-future (2008), go out technique is a darkly comedian send-up of the dot.com mania of the overdue Nineteen Nineties and a modern day retelling of the tale of Joseph. Like Joseph, Jamie Cohen is betrayed by means of his compadres yet abruptly unearths himself on the correct hand of strength. He is helping an enormous enterprise capitalist construct pyramids - other than those are funding pyramids in accordance with know-how idols. an extra narrative conceit is that this: two hundred years later, anthropologists locate the digital manuscript of go out approach and start annotating the textual content.
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A complete description of both wedge and twist disclinations in surface crystals is given by H a r r i ~ . l tThe ~ ~ rotation vector * P. G. deGennes, ‘The Physics of Liquid Crystals’, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1974, p. 130. 48 W. F. Harris, Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1970. Disclination Structures in Carbonaceous Mesophase and Graphite 35 of a layer wedge disclination is parallel to the disclination line and normal to the layer. Layer wedge disclinations of strength S = p / 6 , with p any integer, are allowed.
Paris), , 1907, 24, 401. R. T. Lewis, 12th Conf. on Carbon, Extended Abstracts, 1975, p. 215. D. Rester, 12th Conf. on Carbon, Extended Abstracts, 1975, p. 227. g If the typical mesophase molecule is assumed to be a rather well-formed polynuclear aromatic molecule, it can be modelled as a plate of the order of 25 A in diameter with a ring of hydrogens at the edge. The H/C ratio requires that an appreciable fraction of the edge sites be occupied by methyl groups. Measurements of electron spin resonance indicate that many mesophase molecules are free radicals with at least one unoccupied edge ~ i t e .