The City: 060: Douglas

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“Let’s bring in our Tech Corespondent on this point.  Douglas, could a train in The City kill a person?”  Douglas pushed the glasses up on his nose.
“Well, it isn’t a real train, but ‘deaths’ in The City are often traumatic.  Video of the accident has been streaming all over Youtube, and the lines were completely shut down.  As for how it happened, some users are reporting suspicious malware disguised as a firmware update causing glitches. She may have downloaded a virus.”
“We’ll take a closer look at the causes of Boot Syndrome after a pause for local news updates.”

The City: 056: Nigel

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“Welcome back to News Focus, I’m your host Nigel Smythe.  Today’s topic is “The City:  virtual paradise, or secret health risk?”  With me today is Dr. Ophira Notingham, an expert in what is called ‘Boot Syndrome,’ futurist Jonathan Isaacs, from America Starla Roberts, and BBC Tech Corespondent Douglas Pine.  Thank you all for being here.”  Nigel turned to the table of panelists.  He had been against the topic.  He could barely use his laptop, and now he had to sit as four nerds sat debated the health effects of eye strain.  He smiled warmly.  “Doctor, let me start with you…”