As we discussed in class last week, the Rand corporation was supposedly responsible for working with the Pentagon and making much of the horror of World War Terminus possible. Coincidentally, this building exists at the corner of Fifth Ave. and Craig St. I see it every day going either to class or work:
Finally, on page 237, Iran considers dialing 888, which is:
"...the desire to watch TV no matter what's on it."
Coincidentally(?), 888 is the number digital cable subscribers would enter to access Comcast's Searchlight on Demand service.
These are just a few observations I thought I would share.