Essay Summary: Kantner writes notes to himself about the struggle of living in the city and trying to deal with technology failing in the sub-thirty-below temperatures.
How cold is it? (p. 184-85)
Thirty below at first and then the temperature drops to thirty-six below.
What is causing all the problems for Kantner? (p. 184-85)
The cold weather is keeping things from functioning the way they are supposed to.