Dear Rowan, It was lovely to speak with you yesterday on the subject of writing and publishing, and how these things affect us.
I read “The Great Shark Hunt” by the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson.
I read from Stanislaw Lem’s wonderful work, Golem XIV, featuring lectures given by a sentient military supercomputer.
I read the introductions to Ted Nelson’s Computer Lib and Dream Machines: two foresighted books published together in 1974.
Less is more?
Unity2020 wants to outflank the Democrat vs Republican system; if it works it would be a first, but the USA is a nation of firsts.
Blog comments have declined over the years, and I think that this has hurt our discourse. I request your comments!
This is my proposal for a set of principles that describe how to have interoperable conversations.
Take direction from people who understand exponential trends, wash your hands and, when it’s over, remember which branch of history we went down.