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Strange Toys: Beyond Holo Glasses

First, start here: http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/21/7865701/hololens-video-preview-microsoft-ar-headset We will see this consumer technology mature over the next decade. As with the other Strange Toys I’ve described, there will be a biomechanical convergence, creating a breakdown between the subjective and objective worlds of many … Continue reading

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Strange Toys: Overview; and Intro to the Collective

The future arrived a long time ago; futurism is actually a kind of archaeology. I’ve done some digging, and you won’t believe the toys we’ve got coming. If you’re behind on this, you can catch up here, and more generally, … Continue reading

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The Ancient Singularity; or, The Precambrian Conspiracy: Part 6

I had my digital audio recorder out this morning. Here’s the cleaned-up transcript of a voice chat I just had through my laptop. Me: Thanks for deleting my post. Abe: Sarcasm? Me: Yes.

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The Ancient Singularity; or, The Precambrian Conspiracy: Part 4

Yesterday I talked with an astrophysicist, and Rob, and…. I can share a name now for our mutual correspondent, Rob’s and mine. Abe. Honest Abe. Abraham? No, unfortunately. Abraxas. Serious juju there. Passed a night of weird dreams. This is … Continue reading

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The Ancient Singularity; or, The Precambrian Conspiracy: Part 3

Okay, I left out the key part of my conversation with Rob in my last post, because, as I hinted, I need to be careful. I don’t know what’s at stake. I mentioned the Singularity of Bullshit described in The … Continue reading

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The Ancient Singularity; or, The Precambrian Conspiracy: Part 1

Those who earnestly push conspiracy theories are occasionally both na├»ve and grandiose. Their claim to extraordinary insight is sometimes at odds with the intellectual talent they display. Without knowing better, one might suspect their pet conspiracy inflates their self-importance to … Continue reading

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Joe Midlist, the End of an Archetype

The following is from a post I made several months ago in a Facebook group I started. I founded the ebook company ElectricStory.com and have run it for fourteen years, publishing a few top authors in fantasy and science fiction, … Continue reading

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