Wed 21 February 2018
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Wed 27 December 2017
- Melissa Olson, Nightshades
- Harry Connolly, The Twisted Path
- Ryk Spoor, Princess Holy Aura
- Faith Hunter, Flame in the Dark
- Mira Grant, Into The Drowning Deep
- Brandon Sanderson, Oathbound
- Jim Hines, Terminal Alliance
- James Allan Gardner, All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault
- Sebastian de Castell, Spellslinger
I liked all these …
Thu 21 December 2017
Your company probably needs a librarian. Maybe more than one.
A modern librarian selects, installs, configures and administrates knowledge management software. They are experts in organizational methods and search techniques.
A librarian may take in paper documents and convert them to electronic formats. Everything gets stored, indexed, and made searchable …
Tue 12 December 2017
Thu 23 November 2017
It's not enough that Net Neutrality be enforced. That's just a basic requirement to keep corporations from completely exploiting their customers.
What would a good long-term solution look like?
We can look at history. In 1982, the eight-year antitrust suit against AT&T was ended by the breakup of AT …
Sun 12 November 2017
Wireguard is a new open source VPN system being initially developed on Linux. I have two major use cases for such a thing: site-to-site protection, and backhauling traffic from a laptop or phone to my house.
Small codebase, because there are very few options. For example, there is …
Sat 28 October 2017
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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 humans …
Fri 21 July 2017
Thu 13 July 2017
Let's suppose you have a really good idea for a business.
Not just "we're going to be an easy-to-use centralized middleman for a previously unorganized and possibly unrecognized market" which has been done enough times that half of your success will be in getting customers to recognize you and the …