Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

I like most of the novels written by Vernor Vinge (well, with exception of Taja Grimm’s World). I thought Rainbow’s End was inspired, and that Deepness in the Sky was a really solid piece of SF. Fire Upon the Deep … Continue reading

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The Future is Here: Google Glasses

Few weeks ago I have reported that we are skipping Halting State and going into Rainbow’s End mode with Augmented Reality contacts becoming commercially available around 2014. It turns out that the good folks at Google decided jumping ahead of … Continue reading

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LA Noire and the Uncanny Valley

Lately I have been slogging my way through LA Noire. I have not finished the game yet because I’m a completionist and I want to nail every interrogation sequence. This means that if I blow one and I don’t think … Continue reading

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