Room with a view: New York architects plan
Blasting NewsRoom with a view: New York architects plan skyscraper from orbitBlasting NewsReaders of science fiction writer Neal Stephenson's book “Seveneves” will probably get goose bumps, as the idea will sound incredibly familiar from that story. However, it's not just sci-fi in this case, as the architects are serious about their plans ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 7:50 am
How to buy and read ebooks in Edge as part
How to buy and read ebooks in Edge as part of the Windows 10 Creators UpdatePCWorldMy own poking around revealed some price differences between ebooks sold on Kindle vs. the Microsoft Store: Jim Edwards' Rookie Cooking was $11.69 on Microsoft and $17.09 on Amazon; more popular ebooks like Neal Stephenson's Seveneves, ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 6:04 am
Solid State: Jonathan Coulton's
Solid State: Jonathan Coulton's album/graphic novel against nicey ...Boing BoingJonathan Coulton is known for a myriad of distinct accomplishments. The tech professional-turned-musician once conducted a Thing a Week experiment, ...and more »
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 4:03 am
Diamond Dogs - BullionVault
Diamond DogsBullionVaultEvery educated person should have read the classics by Jules Verne, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C.Clarke, among others. Add Neal Stephenson to that list. I've been a fan of Stephenson's novel The Diamond Age since it was published in ...
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:44 am
HTC's New 'VR Ad Service' Can Tell If You've
Road to VRHTC's New 'VR Ad Service' Can Tell If You've Looked at an Ad or NotRoad to VRWhile in-game VR ads tracking your very gaze may sound like something out of a Neal Stephenson novel, it's really a double-sided coin. By integrating more data points into the equation, advertisers can better determine what ads are actually relevant to ...Ready Player One and Vive - VIVE BlogVIVE BlogVIVE™ | VIVE Tracker For DevelopersViveall 103 news articles »
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:15 am
Vigilante Hackers Reign In The Addictive
Now, Mr. Robot is not wholly original. Esmail has clearly read cyberpunk masters like William Gibson and Neal Stephenson, and studied the work of director David Fincher — every episode seems to echo something from one of Fincher’s movies. Yet he wields ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:24 pm
Vigilante Computer Geeks Reign In The
Now, Mr. Robot is not wholly original. Esmail has clearly read cyberpunk masters like William Gibson and Neal Stephenson and studied the work of director David Fincher — every episode seems to echo something from one of Fincher's movies. Yet he wields ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:28 am
Neal Stephenson: Exponential Crisis
Neal Town Stephenson was born October 31, 1959 in Fort Meade MD, and grew up in Iowa. In 1981 he graduated from Boston University with a BA in geography and a minor in physics. With Greg Bear and other writers he collaborated on serialized historical ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:38 am
Digital dystopias: Joshua Cohen and David
The book’s many plot-driven thrills and spills are complemented by sci-fi inventions that owe a debt to Michael Crichton and Neal Stephenson – only the root of all evil is no longer the Kremlin, the Pentagon or hubristic science, but the shady ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:20 pm
The FitNatic Nourish, and other cautionary
Clang Don't let the participation of celebrities cloud your judgment. Neal Stephenson is a brilliant author, but his game-development project burned through more than $500,000 in crowd-sourced capital before it vaporized. In March 2013, 3,927 backers ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:30 am