“Day 13, current mood: building a small army of aerial robot battle witches.”Read more "robot battle witches"
On the nature of synchronicity blogging and why we should seek to be Secret Gnostics of the FuturePresent laying down comm lines between our not-so-metaphorical apocalypse bunkers.Read more "(META) SYNC LOG: CARGO CULTS OF THE FUTURE"
The first full length episode of my new podcast is online. You can listen to it at the embed below. There’s detailed show notes over on my tumblr. It’s all about TIME and features special-guest @Wolven. You can subscribe to the podcast at the following locations: iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Feedburner I’ve opened up a feedback […]Read more "Transmissions of a Cosmic Anthropologist is ready for your podcatching apps"
WARNING: Do not read if you haven’t read Zero History and intend to (here be a giant spoiler). Also requires knowledge of not just the Bigend trilogy, but also the TV shows Mad Men and Sons of Anarchy. Kevin and I came up with a counterpoint to Bigend-Draperism the other day. It is Pollard-Tellerism. Cayce […]Read more "Bigend-Draperism vs Pollard-Tellerism"
I am tres excited to be able to announce the much anticipated release, well by me anyway, of The Assassins Mashup Project. Wherein a team of writers (and myself) take a short poem and use it as the basis for a slightly longer work. You can find my humble contribution at the very end (warning: […]Read more "The Assassins Mashup Project"
Charlie does a longish reading from Halting State: http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-1670032014558458068&hl=en Highlights: First few mins: he talks about how technology seamless weaves itself into society as it develops ~44 mins: the timing of such a novel. that four years ago noone would have got it at all and in two years time it’ll be blaze – mundane […]Read more "Stross reads from Halting State (plus Q’n’A)"
So I just signed up. Gotta take the plunge sometime I guess. And, this way I’ve got an excuse if it’s crap 😉 Gotta particular idea / setting I’ve been mulling around in my head for a while (it’s a Mudane SF / Young Adult novel that may be slightly parallel to a certain other […]Read more "NaNoWriMo ’07"
from Rudys Blog On Mundane SF … I dont think SF is necessarily about predicting possible futures. Ive always felt that SF is more like surrealism. The idea is to shock people into awareness. Show them how odd the world is. Whether or not you draw on realistic tropes is irrelevant. … Let it be […]Read more "Rudy Rucker weighs in on Mundane SF"
from Mundane-SF: “Take the Third Star on the Left and on til Morning!” by Geoff Ryman … Being a Mundane boils down to avoiding old tropes and sticking more closely to what science calls facts. We believe that for most of us, the future is here on Earth. … I dont believe in starships. At […]Read more "selections from Geoff Ryman’s speech on Mundane SF"
from Mundane-SF: “Take the Third Star on the Left and on til Morning!” by Geoff Ryman … Being a Mundane boils down to avoiding old tropes and sticking more closely to what science calls facts. We believe that for most of us, the future is here on Earth. … I dont believe in starships. At […]Read more "selections from Geoff Ryman's speech on Mundane SF"