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Taking the Kindle Plunge

I’ve written here about the Kindle twice before. When it was first released in late 2007, I predicted that it was going to be a hit, and many really smart friends (and my wife) told me I was dead wrong and that it was going to be a flop. Then, when the Kindle 2 was […]

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Blogging from Worldcon

We’ve been having a great time here at Worldcon in Reno, and we’ve been writing about it, too, at Stack Exchange’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Community Blog. Check it out!

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Our Worldcon Schedule

Between August 17 and August 21, we’ll be attending Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, in Reno. What started out as a pleasure trip has turned into business for both of us. I’m speaking on three panels. Dori is representing her employer, Stack Exchange, which special emphasis on two Stack sites: Science Fiction and […]

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Tenth Annual Oscar blogging

Multiple Oscar winners: Inception: 4 The King’s Speech: 4 The Social Network: 3 Alice in Wonderland: 2 The Fighter: 2 Toy Story 3: 2 For those who are unfamiliar with me doing this, you can find previous year’s Oscarblogging at: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Updates will be (mostly) placed at […]

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When critics don’t think

Before seeing Tron: Legacy today, I checked out the reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, as usual. I saw that most critics hated it, but that audience reviews were strong. I kind of expected that; Tron isn’t going to be a movie that makes your average film critic sing its praises. I took special note of the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To our US readers, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving holiday. If you’re traveling, be safe, and don’t let the hassles of travel, including security theater at airports, get you down.

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Over at TechCrunch, Michael Arrington wrote Too Few Women In Tech? Stop Blaming The Men, in which he said: [Women] are literally hounded to speak at every single tech event in the world because they are all trying so hard to find qualified women to speak at their conference. Here’s a relevant datapoint—all the conferences […]

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Apple Needs a Web Evangelist

This week is WWDC, so I’ve been doing a lot of reading about Apple’s announcements. Last night I drove into SF, and spent several hours talking to attendees to hear their thoughts. My takeaway: Apple, more than ever, needs a Web evangelist. They don’t talk to Web dev/designers, and they don’t listen to Web dev/designers. […]

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