“Templar’s”Introduction to the First Online Copy of Gibson’s “Agrippa” Poem (December 10, 1992)
(Item #D44) (transcription)
Rosehammer & Pseudophred
Introduction by Templar
When I first heard about an electronic book by William Gibson… sealed in an ominous tome of genetic code which smudges to the touch… which is encrypted and automatically self-destructs after one reading… priced at $1,500… I knew that it was a challenge, or dare, that would not go unnoticed. As recent buzzing on the Internet shows, as well as many overt attempts to hack the file… and the transmission lines… it’s the latest golden fleece, if you will, of the hacking community.
I now present to you, with apologies to William Gibson, the full text of AGRIPPA. It, of course, does not include the wonderful etchings, and I highly recommend purchasing the original book (a cheaper version is now available for $500). Enjoy.
And I’m not telling you how I did it. Nyah.