Your Inner European is French! Smart and sophisticated. You have the best of everything – at least, *you* think so. Who’s Your Inner European? Via Ritu, whose Inner European is Italian.
Um, something seems to be up with the F5 Questionlog, since this week it put out another question by me: I was rereading a short story by Orson Scott Card, called “Angles” (in the Silverberg/Haber Best of SF 2002 collection), when I ran into a machine that’s familiar to all of us, I’m sure. The […]
I finished this text a week ago, but I’ve been too busy and also too stunned by it to find anything to say about it until today. Here it is… book #11 of my Lunar New Year readings: Tomorrow Now: Envisioning The Next 50 Years by Bruce Sterling. This is a work of futurism. Any […]
Recommended by my co-worker Mike, this episode of American National Public Radio (NPR)’s This American Life is worth a listen. Did I ever mention I went to school with Jonathan Goldstein, who shows up on This American Life Sometimes? I did. And from my friend John, fun on NPR with Harvey Pekar. Anyone who tears […]
It’s that time of year again. If you want a good look at the future, according to the course we have set right now, this is it. Take a good look. It’s someone else’s grandfather on a bicycle, wearing a facemask. Someday, that’s going to be your grandfatheror your mother, or youwearing a mask. Your […]