this month’s Rake has a really good story written by Cory Doctorow, one of the editors of BoingBoing. It’s about the Internet being exactly what it was designed to be, and the people who tend to it when everyone else is gone:
The Rake: Features : FICTION: When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth
Gave me goosebumps. If you can get past the technobabble, it’s a compelling read.