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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Carl Hollywood's Hack Summary & Analysis

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Carl Hollywood's Hack Summary

Carl Hollywood, still sitting in the teahouse after twenty-four hours, manages to get what he is looking for. He now knows that the Drummers are in fact a tribe that uses the rituals and the distributed power of their minds to discover the large prime numbers that are keys to deciphering the codes used by encrypted data. For example, these numbers would enable the revolutionaries to break the code used by the banks to secure financial transactions.

Hollywood is able to follow the whole show through floating cameras from his seat at the teahouse. In fact, his friends at Dramatis Personae allow him to control the interactive show involving Hackworth. By manipulating the events and characters from the confines of the teahouse, Hollywood is able to retrieve an important key to Hackworth, Dr. X, Nell, and even Miranda's characters...

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