Thursday, August 18, 2011

New Stephenson Novel Releases 9/20

Titled “Readme”, it seems to be a technothriller kind of in the vein of “Cryptonomicon” rather than a sci-fi offering. 

This ends our special news break.

While in the Geek realm – I watched part of Revolution OS, a movie that explores the rise of the free / open source software movement, last night.  The one thing that really stood out is that Richard Stallman is kind of an egocentrist.  I don’t disagree with a lot of his ideas regarding free software, although I do disagree with his idea that any restriction on access to software source code is unethical, but man is that guy annoying.

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New Ready Player One Trailer

This dropped while I was out of town - From what I have read Ernest Cline seems to like the adaptation, but to me it seems to completely ...