While I was trying to find info on an obscure game console called the Halcyon, I came across these vintage episodes of The Computer Chronicles — produced by KCSM from 1983 to 2002 in Mountain View, CA, now the home of the Googleplex. These shows are a real treasury of weird, kludgey old technologies that were almost… » 7/28/15 1:34pm 33 minutes ago

Bad Wolf TV ready to take over the world

The BBC are reporting that two of the people behind the relaunch of Doctor Who, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter, have formed Bad Wolf, a company dedicated to “high-end film and television drama.” In the absence of Satellite Five, boom town Cardiff has been selected as a ready source of slave labour. Just don’t sign up… » 7/27/15 8:27pm Yesterday 8:27pm

"It's not climate change--it's everything change."

I just saw this article from Margaret Atwood published today on Medium, and thought y’all might also be interested in it. I have such affection for Atwood’s work, and writing about possible worlds to come—as she does here—is her forte.https://medium.com/matter/it-s-no... » 7/27/15 3:05pm Yesterday 3:05pm