In a bizarre case yesterday, Pajiba aired a long, investigative piece into a new book that gamed the New York Times Bestseller list. It gamed its sales through a bulk buying campaign by the publisher or the author (later confirmed by book vendors) and even shipped with a plagiarized cover. The story started when YA… Read more Why The New York Times Bestseller list is mostly irrelevant, but still important
Where I fangirl over Vernor Vinge, Dennis Taylor’s “We Are Bob”, and the BioShock series.
@AlanSE from Medium discusses three things really holding us back from space colonization – things that few of us bother to question.
We’re looking at a future where public transport is actually private transport dominated by self-driving fleets. Human drivers, like seed stage funding, are the just the initial capital needed to get this show on the road.
Kasimir Kaitue, futurist and investor, explores the delicate question raised by the Google DeepMind agents that started to shoot each other.