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"A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam" - Fredrik Pohl
So many tweets tonight taking pride in living in the present. not the past or future but today. Time patriotism -- an incredible feeling!
Golden opportunity to start news site: "Yesterday's News: you enjoy your day, we'll fact check. check in tomorrow & we'll set you straight"
Quote I send to everyone (meaning dudes) that recommends I read things like 48 Laws of Power, Art of War etc... http://jomc.tumblr.com/post/2564956724/worship-power-you-will-end-up-feeling-weak-and …
science fiction never predicted how self-aware we'd be about living in the future
long walks in the evening are so therapeutic as there is no way to be good or bad at taking a walk. no one ever says "that was a bad walk"
Why won't iPhone recognize unicode for cuneiform glyphs? I need it for sexting.
"my bot could write that" is the "my kid could paint that" of writing
what if an army of bots started clicking all the well researched, thoughtful stories on the web?
"new aesthetic" experts are the new social media experts
Seems I fav 2x more than I tweet, which pleasantly corresponds with my belief that writers should read (at least) 2x more than they write
I don't ever really think less of someone for mispronouncing words. Means he probably reads more than listens. Product of text culture
holograms are so good at emotional labor
the weakest futuristic visions lack nostalgia. so much of scifi depends on it. a space opera, for example, is unrealistic w/out homesickness