People are always saying "Matt, how come you don't write more collaborative serialized short-form fiction?" Well, okay, it doesn't come up all that often. But sometimes! So Farhad Manjoo and I have been wargaming out a scenario in which Apple and Google go to actual war with each other. It's a bit silly but also, I think, fun funny and even a little bit insightful about business and politics and technology.
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