Almost as good as me

Aug. 25th, 2016 05:47 am
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Aldous Huxley, who was George Orwell’s high school French teacher, decides that the lad’s dystopia is not quite as good as his own.

Thanx to Tor.com.

The criminal wetsuit

Aug. 24th, 2016 06:09 am
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I grew up reading science fiction stories about the far-off, mysterious 21st century. Some were upbeat (a roomful of computing power you could put in your pocket) and some were scary (a TV buffoon running for president on a major ticket). One I did not see and would not have believed is some sexually repressed prude dreaming up a dystopian future where women were arrested for not showing enough skin on the beach.

Duplication of effort

Aug. 18th, 2016 05:31 am
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Two narcs were independently using the Silk Road investigation as a cover to steal vast sums of money.

Thanx to Metafilter

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