• Archive for January, 2009

    Bruce Sterling’s 2009 state of the world

    by  • January 5, 2009 • Trivia and Media • 0 Comments

    I’m a bohemian type, so I could scarcely be bothered to do anything “financially sound” in my entire adult life. Last year was the first year when I’ve felt genuinely sorry for responsible, well-to-do people. Suddenly they’ve got the precariousness of creatives, of the underclass, without that gleeful experience of decades spent living-it-up. Bruce Sterling [...]

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    Yesterday was an amazing day

    by  • January 4, 2009 • Personal • 2 Comments

    Yesterday was another one of those “the internet brings the best out of people and the world” days. It started badly. My Macintosh decided it didn’t have a battery. Even though it did. That was really the last straw – case problems, screen flickering, these things were manageable. But a notebook that doesn’t know its [...]

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