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Tech journalist since the dark ages. Windows Secrets, LangaList newsletter, Windows Magazine (NetGuide, Home PC), Byte, Popular Computing, yadda yadda yadda. Google me, if it matters.

This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

A very odd protest: Renoir haters picket outside Mass. Fine Arts museum

Holding homemade signs reading “God Hates Renoir” and “Treacle Harms Society,” the protesters ate cheese pizza and chanted: “Put some fingers on those hands! Give us work by Paul Gauguin!” and “Other art is worth your while! Renoir paints a steaming pile!”
Story, more: Boston Globe

Saturday, October 3, 2015

A Brief Timeline of How We've Imagined Martians

Click HERE to embiggen.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sci-Fi Airshow

Examples: The Orion Spaceplane (from 2001: A Space Odyssey); originally in PanAm livery, now in United's:

TIE Fighter (From Star Wars)

Vipers (from Battlestar Galactica):

OK: Here's the catch: None of this is real.

It's fantastically skillful Photoshopping using photos of props and scale models inserted into images from real air shows. The Sci-Fi Airshow exists only as a website!

Click for more ships, more pix, more info: http://www.scifiairshow.com/