Jablokov’s name on the cover had me looking forward to this story, but, truth be told, it didn’t grab me as his stories often do – it’s contemporary, and an interesting look at how technology (‘intelligent’ RFID, social media) can impact on local politics, elevating an unlikely local government official to their 15 minutes of fame.
- Alex Irvine. The Word He Was Looking For Was Hello. (Is Anyone Out There?)
- J.M. Sidorova. The Witch, the Tinman, The Flies. (Asimovs August 2010).