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2016 Jan 26, 4:51
First time I see transparent LED being used. Feels science fictiony.
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2015 Dec 12, 6:22
Replay attacks against HTTPS - http://blog.valverde.me/2015/12/07/bad-life-advice/#.Vm2ATTAxldZ …
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Quadrilateral Cowboy gameplay video “Quadrilateral Cowboy...

2014 Oct 6, 2:41


Quadrilateral Cowboy gameplay video

“Quadrilateral Cowboy is a game we’ve been watching with great interest ever since Thirty Flights Of Loving creator Brendon Chung first debuted it last year. It’s about hacking, but not via irritating minigames or jargon-your-problems-away Hollywood magic. Instead, you learn basic (albeit fictional) code and take down everything from laser grids to gun emplacements with a twitch of your fingers and a wriggle of your brain. It’s already an extremely clever game, and it’s quite empowering despite the fact that you play as someone who probably couldn’t even heft an assault rifle - let alone fire one. Basically, it’s a wonderfully novel idea - more Neuromancer than Deus Ex - but words only do it so much justice. Thus, I’ve decided to play it for your enrichment, in hopes that you will understand why Quadrilateral should be driving your radar haywire.”

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laughingsquid: Fake Movie Posters Based on Fictional Films...

2013 Aug 26, 4:12


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Fake Movie Posters Based on Fictional Films Mentioned on ‘Seinfeld’

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Sci-fi short stories disguised as Internet docs

2013 May 29, 2:48
The recent short story Twitter API returning results that do not respect arrow of time by Tim May written as a Twitter bug report reminded me of a few other short sci-fi stories written in the style of some sort of Internet document:
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The Making of Pulp Fiction: Quentin Tarantino’s and the Cast’s Retelling | Vanity Fair

2013 Feb 28, 3:03

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school dropout and former video-store clerk, change the face of modern cinema? Mark Seal takes the director, his producers, and his cast back in time, to 1993.

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Charles Stross "The Apocalypse Codex" excerpt

2012 Jul 1, 1:55

Excerpt from Charles Stross’ new Laundry novel “The Apocalypse Codex”

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ReadRobReid.com: Year Zero Trailer (by Rob Reid)

2012 Jun 19, 3:21


ReadRobReid.com: Year Zero Trailer (by Rob Reid)

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Star Trek: TNG Season 8 illustration has us longing for more [Star Trek]

2012 Mar 5, 3:17

Fictional plot summaries of TNG S8 episodes.    Like:

  • Q’s back: he’s wearing scuba gear and needs Picard’s help dumping his girlfriend. Barclay accidentally locks himself outside the ship.
  • Geordie and Data nurse a space bird back to health, and are sad when they have to release it. Picard is trapped in a turbolift with a baby.
  • Starfleet sends a cantankerous admiral to boss around Picard during delicate peace talks. Data seems to have mastered bragging.
  • Riker’s ex-girlfriend arrives and dies, leaving behind a pile of glowing dust and a mystery. Picard is trapped on a turbolift with a horse.
  • A planet of suspicious docents abduct Riker for their museum of amazing men. Geordi and Data are too excited to sleep at their sleepover.
  • Picard is trapped inside a sentient turbolift. A clip show highlights the most memorable “Picard is trapped on a turbolift” moments.
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Three arguments against the singularity - Charlie's Diary

2011 Jul 1, 10:09"I periodically get email from folks who, having read "Accelerando", assume I am some kind of fire-breathing extropian zealot who believes in the imminence of the singularity, the uploading of the libertarians, and the rapture of the nerds. I find this mildly distressing, and so I think it's time to set the record straight and say what I really think. Short version: Santa Claus doesn't exist."PermalinkCommentsscifi singularity charles-stross future fiction

Rule 34 - Charlie's Diary

2011 Jun 12, 3:48Charles Stross puts parts of his new book Rule 34 on his blog: "By kind consent of the publishers, I'm able to give you a sneak preview of the first few chapters. So I'm going to roll them out on consecutive Fridays. Here's the opening."

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The ultimate Neuromancer t-shirt

2011 Feb 14, 6:56PermalinkCommentstshirt neuromancer fiction shirt wishlist

zerodaythebook.com

2011 Jan 23, 4:49Sysinternals Mark Russinovich writes a novel (fiction) and gets a Bill Gates blurb for the cover: “Mark came to Microsoft in 2006 to help advance the state of the art of Windows, now in his latest compelling creation he is raising awareness of the all too real threat of cyberterrorism.” —Bill GatesPermalinkCommentsbook security microsoft sysinternals mark-russinovich novel fiction technical

Good Night, Moon by Rudy Rucker, Bruce Sterling and Tim Bower | Tor.com | Science fiction and fantasy | Stories

2010 Oct 14, 10:30PermalinkCommentstodo fiction scifi rudy-rucker bruce-sterling short-story

Learning to Be Me by Greg Egan from Gedanken Fictions: Stories on Themes in Science, Technology, and Society By Thomas A. Easton

2010 Sep 6, 10:16Via Waxy, a short story on the topic of consciousness.PermalinkCommentsvia:waxy scifi fiction read short-story brain

Palimpsest by Charles Stross

2010 Apr 6, 5:06"Palimpsest by Charles Stross, 2009. This version made available for 2010 Hugo Award voters by kind permission of the publishers."PermalinkCommentscharles-stross palimpset fiction scifi todo time-travel hugo-award

People's Republic of Interactive Fiction

2010 Apr 1, 2:42Its like a better version of what I was doing with my Web Frotz Interpreter. Its all client side javascript, HTML, & CSS to play Z-machine based interactive fiction games. They even do the saved game in a URL piece.PermalinkCommentsif interactive-fiction game web browser webapp

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter | Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter movie

2010 Mar 3, 2:57As titles go 'Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter' is right up there with 'Snakes on a Plane'. They can film whatever they want and if they name it 'Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter' I will watch it.
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Post Position » A Note on the Word “Zork”

2010 Jan 15, 6:03The derivation of the word Zork.PermalinkCommentshistory language english game if interactive-fiction zork mit

Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Stories / Overtime by Charles Stross and Carl Wiens

2010 Jan 11, 2:21PermalinkCommentscharles-stross laundry scifi fiction christmas holiday cthulhu
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