The Confession of Whistling Dixie

By Fiona Moore

Published in Unlikely Story

Publication date: 02/15

Description, by Lois Tilton [Locus]: "Dixie, as it is called, is a pirate botnet that grew from a scrap of malware to achieve self-direction and a love of old pirate songs. For a while, it worked for a group of human pirates, but there was a falling out, and Dixie prevailed, then continued operations on its own, which attracted the attention of the authorities...."