Bill Gates Discusses His Lifelong Love for
Bill Gates Discusses His Lifelong Love for Books and ReadingTIMEI used to read a lot of science fiction when I was younger, and then I got out of the habit until I read Seveneves by Neal Stephenson. The detailed world that he created just blew me away. And most of the science holds up! I have another novel on my ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:01 am
Thrillers, political books among releases on
The Columbus DispatchThrillers, political books among releases on summer reading listsThe Columbus Dispatch“The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.,” Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland (June 13) — Magic was once real and important in the world, before the scientific revolution and the Age of Enlightenment. In the near future, the Department of Diachronic Operations ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:47 am
Building The VR Experiences And Worlds of
UploadVRBuilding The VR Experiences And Worlds of the FutureUploadVR... sci-fi, and tech create real-world magic. They dwelled on the future of virtual reality experiences and building worlds like the metaverse in Neal Stephenson's 1992 sci-fi novel Snow Crash. Given the advances of VR, it's not such a crazy talk to ...
Posted on 21 May 2017 | 10:00 am
Building the virtual reality experiences and
VentureBeatBuilding the virtual reality experiences and worlds of the future ...VentureBeatPretty soon, real life will be stranger than fiction when it comes to bringing the great inventions of science fiction and games into technology.and more »
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 7:00 am
A few tickets left for tonight's event in
Boing BoingA few tickets left for tonight's event in Seattle! (then Bellingham, Vancouver, Burbank...) (!)Boing BoingWe had a fabulous time last night at Portland's Powell's City of Books and now I'm on the runway to fly up to Seattle for tonight's event at the Neptune Theater with Neal Stephenson (it's not too late to get tickets!) -- then tomorrow I'll be at ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 7:17 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