Feel free to make a comment. The first one I have to approve, then you are cleared for others. Below are links of stuff I found interesting this week.
After my two posts about my problems with Amazon, I am looking into ways to save my content locally. My faith in “the cloud” has been seriously shaken. The EFF and Cory Doctorow are right. Once it happens to you (losing access to YOUR information), it changes how you think and feel. Take precautions out there. The best one so far is how to back up your Kindle books. Once you get your Kindle books on your computer, you need to strip out the DRM (Digital Rights Management). I am looking into that now, and it will probably involve Calibre software. More on that later.
If you are soured on the news from last year, read 99 Good News Stories (FutureCrunch), a list about our world, our climate, our people and our economy. What is a computer? This will stretch your concept. And I am not embroidering the truth here. Space-based entertainment, a way to impress your partner. A company in Japan rocketed up a satellite full of metal balls. They can release it so it makes meteors, on cue. Stories. We think in stories. We tell stories to remember, but they control our conception. See how stories work. Roma, the greatest movie of the year, maybe of the decade. Watch it, read my post, then read Guillermo
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Coming: A post on Bandersnatch and Interactive Fiction. Soon, I swear!