Tagged: science fiction


Bye Vernor

Vernor Vinge died yesterday, 2024-03-20. I know others had wrote about a Singularity-like event happening, since the early days of SF — either psychic, robot brains, benevolent alien uplifts, biological/viral, etc. But Vinge’s Omni...


The Old Iron Dream

Noted radical activist for The Old Iron Dream, Jerry Pournelle, has died. He was a pioneer of word processing in fiction. Rather fittingly, his final blog entry from last Thursday suggested a “Service Guarantees...


Heavily Weathered

Bruce Sterling has a way of being so right, he throws out asides in his books that for many writers would be centerpieces. In the spirit of the times, I’ve been re-reading “Heavy Weather”,...