Commented on Books I've written
I'd second Pixel Juice, a number of them have really stuck with me. Though to Charlie's point, it was often because they'd made me pretty uncomfortable, especially in that 'I Can't. Stop. Thinking about it.' way....
Commented on The last refuge of scoundrels
Well, to be fair, Churchill was a Liberal in the middle there for a while. Which begs the question: being Tory at both ends with some semi-principled opportunistic Lloyd George Liberal in the middle, does that make Sir Winston the...
Commented on The World Shrinks Under The Weight of Madness
My memory of Hunt for Zero-Point was that Cook came to the conclusion that a number of anti-gravity/possibly-ZPE-powered research programs went dark in a way very similar to what he'd seen happen with Shiva Star, a program which, as far...
Commented on Where's Charlie?
I discovered Mary Robinette Kowal when I saw her read at Writers with Drinks a few years ago. She read a haunting short that has stuck with me, and then took off one of her black knee-boots, put it on...
Commented on Understanding Reader Reviews
In real life, Curious Yellow was a hypothetical distributed hash table (DHT) poisoning attack postulated by Brandon Wiley. It was named after the Jeff Noon feather. I always thought infecting he A-gates with it was a cool application of the...