Information Overload

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Another interesting take on the future of information and news overload by SF writer and scientist Wil McCarthy: “Encyclopedia (not Battlestar) Galactica.”

Acting and Theater

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My younger daughter is passionate about acting in theater, and last summer played the part of Huck Finn in our local theater group’s production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. We were all amazed by the way the kids (who … Read More

In 2014, the Newspaper Died

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Someone forwarded this to me, and I finally watched it. Whoa! It’s really good. Creepy, in an SFnal sort of way. Watch it when you have 8 minutes to spare, and see what the future of our news media could … Read More

Faramir — or Jar-Jaromir?

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No, tsmacro, you weren’t the only one bothered by what the LOTR movie did to Faramir! (I’m responding, by the way, to a comment posted to the blog entry directly below this one.) Have you seen Jar-Jaromir? You must look. … Read More

Wrestling Tournament in Maine

We spent the day at the Hyde Wrestling Tournament in Bath, Maine, another girls-only tourney, this one smaller, as it was a first-time event. All three girls from the Arlington team went, plus the one girl who wrestles for Lexington … Read More

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