Friday, June 17, 2005

The Book Worm virus

AlsoCanadian has now infected this blog with the worm spreading through cyberspace. This "book" worm seems to infect the host computer and lists information regarding the users reading habits. It then replicates itself and sends 5 copies to other machines downline of the host.

1. How many books do you own? Answer: 1 (153 – random number between 100 and 200)

2. What is the latest book you bought? Answer: The Last King : Rome's Greatest Enemy

“Though other enemies of Rome have had greater play in the history books, none were as feared or as respected by the ancient Romans as the Persian-born, Greek- educated ruler of the relatively small eastern kingdom on the edge of the Black Sea.”

3. What is the last book you read? Answer: See answer to number2 above)

4. Which 5 books mean a lot to you?

1) Lord of the Rings series including the Hobbit – I have read these several times and have the movies on DVD, saw the animated movie at the theatre, and even listened to the radio play.

2) Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

"History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples' environments, not because of biological differences among peoples themselves." Those who domesticated plants and animals early got a head start on developing writing, government, technology, weapons of war, and immunity to deadly germs.

Virus scannner activated.

BookWork virus detected.

BookWrom virus removed.

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