Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Wanted to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. And I thought this proclamation from earlier American President during a very tumultuous time in our country might be worth taking to heart. Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its […]

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Twenty Things

“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.”   – Psalm 90:12   Lately, I go over this list whenever I turn on my computer. *** You’re going to die and you have no idea when. Stop pretending that you’re invincible. Acknowledge the fact of your own mortality, […]

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Resist the Internet

A NY Times article by Ross Douthat Yes, I am posting it on my blog. Irony can be pretty ironic, eh? ***   So far, in my ongoing series of columns making the case for implausible ideas, I’ve fixed race relations and solved the problem of a workless working class. So now it’s time to […]

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Speaking of Mechs…

Method 1 – Not a movie prop.   According to Task and Purpose, AMP Suits, Mech-Warrior, and other Big Stompy Robots aren’t that far away. Just add some Chobham armor plating and a chain gun and off we go.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Oh yes, please.   The next iteration of cyberpunk-awesomeness is here. The latest installment of the Deus Ex gaming franchise was released yesterday and my bytes are all aflutter. Immersive world, excellent voice acting, multiple paths/game play methods, RPG elements, deep story line, these are great games, and I mean ‘great’ as in ‘like a […]

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The windshield of the Present

Back to Writing and Fiction because Real Life is so unbelievable right now. A few years back, William Gibson said he veered away from cyberpunk SF because ‘the future got smashed on the windshield of the present.’ Razor-sharp Gibson-ese. An example of why I admire him. I think it touches on the geometric progression/proliferation of […]

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FEAR AND LOATHING IN – well, Everywhere. The Blacks. The Whites. The Spics. The Chinks. The Ragheads. The Jews. The Gays. The Cripples. The Cops. The Liberals. The Republicans… Toss that stuff you learned in Grade School about being kind, not stereotyping and judging people by their looks or the actions of a few. Forget […]

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