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Short story: The barista who could disarm nuclear bombs

She didn’t know she could, not having seen one during the week the skillware was in her glasses’s software library. But the company that supplied Starbucks with barista-guiding software had military contracts for slightly different sorts of skill, and was not above their occasional misplacement.

Three days before the self-leaked military software was erased from a few hundred unsuspecting coworkers’ glasses, she very illegally copied some files from her own to her little brother’s in an attempt to make doing the dishes like she did at work a glamorous grown-up game. It didn’t work....