Here's some pic of me and Cory "Dr. Doctorow" Doctorow arguing about the "death
of scarcity" in Austin. At least there's no scarcity of beer and
And hip Austin newspapers, too.
I may not agree with everything Dr. Cory tells me, but if you're not
reading boingboing blog, you ought to. Because Cory Doctorow is
the king-hell blogger of the universe.
People probably think I get all upset when daffy German academics put up
Teutonically-thorough websites that conflate cyberpunk, Hollywood movies,
and Fredric Jameson. And they're in German.
Heck no, man. I am so far beyond that now that I can't stop laughing. Dr.
Ingrid can "map" my "cognition" any time she wants.
BLACK PLUTO'S DOOR. "In such a cosmic phantasmagoria, a new world war is
this daily dose of spectral anarchy and
an antique Underworld of theocratic absolutes and
Hey, I never heard of this Tom Nairn guy, but
that's some hot-dog political writing.
"This is a conference about a business missing in the USA. It is a business
that is constructed of ideas such as: *computer graphics & imaging of
the human body *micro lozenges that record their journey through the
body *various wearable monitoring devices *visualization of blood,
urine, DNA & genomics *robotics &
nanotechnology *interactive information describing various risks,
opportunities & economics in the planning of a healthy
Wow, they sure are cyborging-out over at TEDMED. If
that's a "business", do you die in posthuman agony whenever your stocks
It's a little hard to tell exactly what the heck they think they're up to over
at openflows. Spy stuff
it just sort of opens up and
But for people who like this sort of stuff (and I'm
one of them) openflows has pretty much exactly the sort of stuff you will
Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him,
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He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.