Bo Lindbergh

Bo Lindbergh

  • Commented on We get reviews (contd.)
    For some reason, the US and UK e-book editions are both available for preorder here at exactly the same price. Which choice would be more helpful to you?...
  • Commented on Crib Notes: Empire Games
    It also, coincidentally, emphasised a particular bit of shitness in the Mac operating system, which was that displaying the contents of a folder was some higher order operation than O(n). This was because of an unfortunate API design choice: the...
  • Commented on Crib Notes: Empire Games
    s/defected from East Germany in the early 1980s/defected from East Germany in the late 1960s/;...
  • Commented on Radio silence
    Hmm. We saw in The Jennifer Morgue and again in The Apocalypse Codex that the Black Chamber really likes infiltration. Did they try it once too many?...
  • Commented on Book day!
    In unrelated news, OGH got a mention in Alice Grove's postscript....
  • Commented on Book day!
    So how high was the Leeds incident death toll? Chapter 1 says "over nine thousand" while chapter 3 says "over twelve thousand"....
  • Commented on Book day!
    It's back to SEK 109 now. Also, not feeling guilty about taking advantage of the fumble because I'd already bought the US edition two days earlier. Time to run diff and see what the result reveals about the minds of...
  • Commented on How to get a signed copy of The Delirium Brief
    No borrowing of Scalzi's soapbox this time around, then?...
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: The Nightmare Stacks
    SPECULATION: Some underinformed PR consultant decides that it would be a good move to trot her out on television. Young, female, good-looking; this can't fail to generate sympathy, YesYes!Unfortunately, the verbal tics she appropriated are instantly recognisable, prompting inquiry into...
  • Commented on Laundry summer madness sale!
    So I circumnavigated the EU in the good ship iBooks and checked who had heard of that upcoming book.I have no explanation for the US edition being cheaper than the UK edition in Norway and Sweden. Related to the North...
  • Commented on Laundry summer madness sale!
    Actually, US editions are available in most non-English-speaking countries. </pedantry>...
  • Commented on Typo Hunt: Empire Games
    (Not a typo, but since you mentioned that this section was a rushed last-minute job I'll mention it anyway.)Miriam's front matter character profile wavers a bit erratically between past and present tense....
  • Commented on We get mail (contd.)
    I claim that the best way of understanding scripture involves filtering it through Dissociated Press.Deep calleth the hair of women, that came to Gibeah the son of Abiathar, and speak unto me, This signs and women, (for so it seemed...
  • Commented on Popcorn Time
    What TLD would an independent Scotland get? The S row is rather crowded.......
  • Commented on The internet of decay
    Artificial engine sounds have been around in science fiction since at least 1975. Follow this handy ISFDB link to have the short story in question spoiled for you....
  • Commented on Empire Games
    If it turns out that the Wolf Orchestra is actually from yet another timeline, I shall complain about contrived excessive twistiness. :-PMore seriously, what are those asterisks doing in Miriam's character profile? ("But she wasn't expecting them to be expecting...
  • Commented on Empire Games
    Bought in iBooks; verified to be DRM free....
  • Commented on Administrative note
    Old Man's Laundry? Colour me doubtful....
  • Commented on Empire Games
    It will be interesting to see if Miriam has gotten any better at long-term planning. She used to include steps like "3. A miracle occurs and my nasty relatives suddenly decide to leave me alone."...
  • Commented on The Nightmare Stacks: US Launch
    "Sorry about this disappointing revelation of how uncool I actually am", maybe?...
  • Commented on The Nightmare Stacks: US Launch
    Now expecting Bob to actually raise a dead mainframe in a future story....
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