Two observations about phones (by which, I maybe need to clarify, I mean smartphones). 1) Yesterday I took a bus trip. I last took this trip two years ago (and the year before that, and so on). What was striking … Continue reading
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Someone mentioned this: Dhalgren, by Samuel R. Delany, one of the great novels of the 20th century, is available as a Kindle book for $1.99. My advice? Rush out and buy it (well, you don’t have to literally “rush out,” … Continue reading
1) I don’t remember why I read this — but I’m glad I did: “And now, Conan The Librarian: 8 fictional shows, games, and books we wish were real” At first I was pleased that they mentioned eXistenZ — a … Continue reading
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web… (Okay, I do have to mention that it always strikes me as pretty amazing that all of this — all of the Web-based stuff that we take for granted now — … Continue reading
You want to see a really good story? How about this one. I won’t include any spoilers — just give it a look (I’m talking about the image — don’t worry about the text). Hope you have a pretty good … Continue reading
Worth reading: “The End of the Awl and the Vanishing of Freedom and Fun from the Internet“ I’d actually forgotten how fun and cool going online seemed way back when.