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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

by Stieg Larsson

Technology and Modernization Quotes Page 2

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Quote #4

After a period of computer celibacy, she was suffering from massive cyber-abstinence. (13.119)

Blomkvist and those he persuades to help him are responsible for this little moment of technological bliss.

Quote #5

Surfing on a Palm hand-held with a tiny screen and a stylus was not the same thing as surfing on a PowerBook with a 17 inch screen. But she was connected. From her bed at Sahlgrenska she could now reach the entire world. (13.130)

Having this connection, turns Salander's hospital room from a prison to a place to recover comfortably while building her defense.

Quote #6

Wait. This is an attack against a citizen of Hacker Republic. How are we going to respond?

Nuclear attack on Stockholm? SixOfOne wrote.

No, that would be overdoing it a bit. Wasp wrote. (13.161-163)

According to Salander's thoughts, the hackers could do lots of bad stuff, but it probably won't involve hurting innocent people. So, the nuclear attack is probably a joke.