Awake in the Night Land


From the staggeringly talented John C. Wright - an epic collection of four of John C. Wright’s brilliant forays into the dark fantasy world of William Hope Hodgson’s 1912 novel, The Night Land.


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Russia Buys Ground Combat Robots

In the middle term, robot tanks will be increasingly important.

SpaceX Rocket Goes 'Splodey

Test rocket for the block 5 Falcon. Won't hit current manifest.

No Space Corps Today

New version of the bill drops provision for a new US Space Corps. Damn

First Americans Were Boat People

The Bering Land bridge was used by the second wave.

Linux has a USB Security Problem

Not just Linux - do you know where that drive has been?

Commercial Cargo Already a Bargain for NASA

NASA already made back all money spent on commercial space. Bargain.

Wooden (Space) Ships

Ranger lunar probes 3, 4, and 5 had balsa wood 'impact-limiter' shells

Twitter Goes to 280 Characters

One-Shots make do with 70 characters! Minimalism for real, bro

MINIX: Intel's Hidden, In-Chip OS

"Slow, hard to get at, and insecure as insecure can be" - not good.

AI: Still Waiting

Borepatch on why AI isn't likely. With enough CPU, that may change.

Amazon Echo Review at Ars

Typical thorough Ars Review. Personally, I don't want it listening


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