Category Archives: Literature

What cyberpunk was and what it will be

Cyberpunk isn’t dead, as the naysayers may claim. As some of its predictions come true, it just has to evolve with the passage of history.

We often forget when predicting the future that it will inevitably continue to change. Whatever we dream up, however utopian or dystopian, will be subject to resistances and reimaginings.

Source: What cyberpunk was and what it will be – Versions

chainsawsuit – three vows safe

Source: chainsawsuit – three vows safe

‘Playboy’ To Stop Publishing Nude Images

Well, there you go. It’s the seventh sign.

The magazine said it is making the change as a result of competition from the Internet.

Source: ‘Playboy’ To Stop Publishing Nude Images : The Two-Way : NPR

This Might Be the First Craigslist Ad to Win a Pulitzer

The best personal ad ever written. Of course, it’s a better love story than Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey. Combined.

Rain, a ballgown, and the world’s most heartbreaking Missed Connection from 1972.

Source: This Might Be the First Craigslist Ad to Win a Pulitzer | WIRED

What Ever Happened to Google Books?

There are plenty of ways to attribute blame for the failure of the Google Books project.

Source: What Ever Happened to Google Books? – The New Yorker

Lessons From the Near-Death of Aramaic

I still want to learn Aramaic.

The language once ruled the Middle East. It will probably be extinct within the next century.

Source: Lessons From the Near-Death of Aramaic

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

Source: Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases – Business – MetroWest Daily News, Framingham, MA – Framingham, MA