Wednesday, 6 July 2016

VHS Horrorshow: ANATOMY

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gaming News > VHS Horrorshow: ANATOMY: I spent a few hours yesterday thinking about short horror games, part...”
www.rockpapershotgun.com — I spent a few hours yesterday thinking about short horror games, partly thanks to Resident Evil 7's creepy demo and partly because that's the kind of thing my

Why I Love To Write #008 – A Good Day Job

Jay Norry
Jay Norry says “Learning how to learn can shave time off the process next time something is learned.”
blog.jaynorry.com — There’s a popular definition of the day job out there, one that I can understand. Folks often call it ‘just over broke’, after the flood of financial self-help books that started hitting bookshelve…

Writers’ Font: Point of View Confusion

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Writers’ Font: Point of View Confusion: Last month we looked at the most common Points-of-View used in fictio...”
www.indiesunlimited.com — Last month we looked at the most common Points-of-View used in fiction today: First Person, Third-Person Limited, and Third-Person Omniscient. Now let's explore

doug oudin on Twitter

doug oudin
doug oudin says “This was last week. Looking forward to this week's report!”
twitter.com — “Wow! Huge spike on Amazon Author Page today (+ 607,000) ! @dougoudin, 'Between Two Harbors'; #Catalina, Amazon Books”

Couple's 'Fake' Everest Photos Investigated

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Unusual News... Couple's 'Fake' Everest Photos Investigated: Two police officers accused of superimposing the...”
news.sky.com — Two police officers accused of superimposing themselves into images taken on top of Everest may be banned from climbing in Nepal.

Scientists give quantum computing a big boost with laser beams and microwaves

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Scientists give quantum computing a big boost with laser beams and microwaves”
www.pcworld.com — One of the challenges on the way to realizing the benefits of quantum computing is finding a way to compactly assemble and then precisely control enough quantum bits, or "qubits," to deliver on the technology's enormous processing potential. Researchers at Penn State University said they've made a big advance.

How Being Too Good Holds You Back!

Kayla Krantz
Kayla Krantz says “How Being Too Good Holds You Back”
www.linkedin.com — When it comes to changing our behavior, there are two options that people usually try. The first is attempting a new behavior (like running Saturday mornings, or calling our parents on Thursday

Extending Stories Online – An Example

Mel RJ Smith Author
Mel RJ Smith Author says “Extending Stories Online – An Example”
services4authors.com — One aspect of the changing environment for writers, which has been little discussed, is the idea of extending our stories online with the help of social media, blogs and web...

Artificial Intelligence Capable of Beating Tactical Experts in Combat Simulation

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “Artificial Intelligence Capable of Beating Tactical Experts in Combat Simulation”
sciencenewsjournal.com — Artificial intelligence (or AI) that has been developed by a University of Cincinnati doctoral graduate was recently assessed by subject matter expert and retired United States Air Force Colonel Gene Lee in a high-fiity air combat simulator. Lee holds extensive aerial combat experience as an instructor and Air Battle Manager with a considerable amount of …

LRB · Owen Hatherley · One Click at a Time

Jule Owen
Jule Owen says “A Guide to Our Future and Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World without Work Book Reviews”
Both Paul Mason’s PostCapitalism: A Guide to Our Future and Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams’s Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World without Work advocate things that seem…