He is an exile like no other, able to slip the bonds of his banishment on wheels. Source: Edward Snowden's Life As a Robot — NYMag
Monthly Archives: June 2016
Larry and I are going to build one of these in the back yard this summer. The video is 4 hours long so you may want to skip through it at ten minute intervals.
It's called SpotMini. Source: The newest robot from Boston Dynamics is the nightmare pet you never asked for – Recode
About 30 years ago while working at Western Union I had access to a version of Colossal Cave Adventure. I loved the game and would stay late after work to play it. I even wrote my own game engine in BASIC and had the beginnings of an adventure game based on Lovecraft’s The Strange Case […]
I lost my Kindle and I all I have is a tiny one with too much advertising and not much screen. I had about 500 books on it, most of which I haven’t gotten to, yet. I hope whoever found it likes Golden Age SF, Hard Boiled Detective, and books on programming languages. I am […]
Science Fiction tends to be 50 years ahead of progress. P.K. Dick described these little monster to a T in one of his stories.
Ham is now a full-fat fabric that can provide Internet access. Why aren’t you using it? Source: When everything else fails, amateur radio will still be there—and thriving | Ars Technica
This is the same technique I use to write computer programs.