Monthly Archives: September 2016

Arthur C. Clarke Imagines Virtual Reality In 1953

I’m finally reading Childhood’s End — gaining new respect for the writer of the mini-series in the process — and came across a surprising description of what can only be Virtual Reality.

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Robert Beltran Speaks Trek Hard Truths

Star Trek’s Robert Beltran: The Prime Directive is ‘fascist crap’ Excellent timing that this appeared today. I was just thinking about the implications of the Prime Directive last night (yes, I am serious). “The idea of leaving any species to … Continue reading

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Kobo Aura One: Public Library Lending, No Best Buy?

I don’t now how long it’s been online, but the user guide for the Kobo Aura One is available [direct PDF link]. The public library book lending bit is not as easy as the New York Public Library’s SimplyE app.

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The Latest Zika Bad News Is Even Worse

Zika may live in eyes and play a role in spreading virus, study finds In a study published Tuesday in Cell Reports, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis describe the effect of Zika virus infections in … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Hugh O’Brien

Hugh O’Brian, Wyatt Earp actor – obituary The obit concentrates on the TV series that made him a star. But I remember him most from the series Search (the pilot was called Probe). The first TV series to feature what … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot, Season Two, Episode Nine

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