Sat 28 October 2017
Wed 04 October 2017
Thu 07 September 2017
For any given technology, there will exist at least one point in time in which people are simultaneously not trusting it for being too new and unproven, and other people are depending on it in production.
( – me )
Every decision involves a cost/benefit analysis. Sometimes they are formal; often they …
Wed 06 September 2017
Thu 10 August 2017
Thu 10 August 2017
Ken MacLeod writes science fiction. His job to write stories that entertain us while, perhaps, presenting some interesting ideas. He doesn’t have to be a prognosticator. Nobody really thinks that the future of humanity will be to separate into fast-thinking, fast-evolving AIs in Jovian orbit versus nanotech-equipped paranoid biological …
Fri 21 July 2017
Thu 13 July 2017
Mon 10 July 2017
We have a general problem in this country, and I think we could use a general solution to solve it.
Health care, Internet carriers (and the wired and wireless telecom which is a smaller part of it), electrical and water utilities, banks - possibly others — should not be for-profit corporations. They …
Sat 08 July 2017
- The Last Good Man, Linda Nagata
- In Evil Times, Melinda Snodgrass
- The Scorpion Rules; The Swan Riders, Erin Bow
- Kris Longknife: Emissary, Mike Shepherd
- Kangaroo Too, Curtis Chen
- Final Girls, Mira Grant
- Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire
- Nothing Left to Lose, Dan Wells
- To Fire Called, Nathan …
Sat 24 June 2017
Mon 12 June 2017
People are overwhelmed with email.
In response, they declare email bankruptcy — that means that they arbitrarily delete their inboxes and hope the problem will magically fix itself — or adopt strange methodologies.
Here is the one true method of dealing with email. It works. It requires some setup. It requires some …
Sun 11 June 2017
Mon 22 May 2017
Sat 20 May 2017