I recently appeared on the podcast The First Run, co-hosted by my friend Chris Scalzo, to discuss Avengers: Endgame. Check it out here!
Lindsay Ellis’s The Hobbit “duology” documentary — funny, frustrating, melancholic, nostalgic, overall a great watch — is a finalist for Hugo Award for Best Related Work. I’ve been a big fan of her work since she began a decade ago.
The rest of the nominees look strong, but I’ve been out of sync with SF this year. Hoping to remedy that soon.
ETA – watch the first part here.
Amazon Mothership Concept Art
Pretty sure this is how Skynet starts.
Sea otter archaeology, you say?
A new study suggests that sea otters create a distinct archaeological record, and it might eventually have a lot to tell us about their evolutionary history.
New Short Story and Another Daily WTF
My story “The Blue Stain of Piracy” is live on Garbled Transmissions! Also, “Manual Time Entry” was posted to The Daily WTF a week ago. Go check them out!
“The Right Way to Find a File.” Don’t use toddler logic in your code, people. You can read it here.
The Daily WTF: Internet.toLowercase
“Internet.toLowerCase.” A developer learns the hard way that parsing HTML is no walk in the park. You can read it here.
A computer catches a human virus. You can read it here.