Future Sci-Fi

More random bizarro thinking on my part. I suddenly started wondering what science fiction of the future will be. Today most science fiction is focused on colonizing other planets, alien encounters, high-tech taking over, dystopias, the fall of civilization, robots, AI, time travel, extending human life. Ok, that's a whole lotta stuff. In say, a … Continue reading Future Sci-Fi

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Last Typewriter Factory in the World Closes

UPDATE 7/21/2011 (Hemingway's birthday, btw): It appears the demise of the typewriter has been greatly exaggerated. See this NPR article for clarification. Seems the plant in Mumbai was producing manual typewriters, but electrics are still to be had from other manufacturers.   Aw you guys, I'm sad! I guess it's just nostalgia, but it's the … Continue reading Last Typewriter Factory in the World Closes

Have you cleaned your hard drive lately?

So first off, you guys should know that I'm not a computer tech, or the geekiest person alive, BUT, I was clued in to a really good tool that cleans up your hard drive far better than the Disk Cleanup tool supplied with Windows. One of the tech guys here at my office, whose job … Continue reading Have you cleaned your hard drive lately?