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Week 19

03.11.02

Man, there is no cyberpunk like an *Italian* cyberpunk.

http://www.intercom.publinet.it/
cyberpunk.htm

The Italian cops are feverishly grabbing up lots of anarchist videotapes from the Genoa riots. These lovable DECODER guys would know all about that scandal. If they're not in the slammer themselves.

http://www.decoder.it/

 

03.12.02

Fabulous interview here where a Bollywood actress claims she has fallen in love with a Californian banker by email. They met in Seattle and he took her to meet his parents right away. "Mom, Dad, this is Kashmira Shah. We met on the Internet. We're getting married."

http://www.gmagazine.com/magazine2/
Interviews07.asp

 

03.13.02

If you're into cool robots, these NASA characters will deliver the Cool Robot of the Week.

http://ranier.hq.nasa.gov/telerobotics_page/
coolrobots.html

Here's a robot arm that can milk a Swedish cow.

http://www.sri.bbsrc.ac.uk/news/Winter98/
VMS.htm

Who needs humanoid robots when you can have cool snakebots?

http://voronoi.sbp.ri.cmu.edu/projects/
prj_snake.html

http://arctangent.8k.com/snake/
snakemain.htm

 

03.14.02

Dorky tales of human/computer non-interaction. Redefines the concept of "dysfunctionality."

http://www.rinkworks.com/stupid/

 

03.15.02

These death-obsessed performance artists -- "necronauts" -- have restaged the shooting death of a Dutch gangster's bodyguard. Note their obsessive Ballardian accuracy, using choreographers, dancers and data technicians.

http://www.necronauts.org/
artsdas_events.htm

 


Bruce Sterling is a science-fiction writer who lives in Texas. The sun is a G-type star out towards the edge of the Milky Way.

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