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robert a. heinlein


Missing Mr. Heinlein

Glaskowsky reminisces while reading the souvenir book from the Heinlein Centennial convention.

By August 25, 2007


George R.R. Martin addresses lack of gay sex in 'Game of Thrones' books

Asked about the absence of gay sex scenes so far, the writer explains that his "viewpoint characters" aren't gay. He also tells stories of how his teachers tried to stop him from reading sci-fi.

By August 12, 2014


Retiring astronaut Hadfield calls 'Space Odyssey' most realistic sci-fi

Preparing to jettison from the Canadian Space Agency, Chris Hadfield reflects on Kubrick's epic film and his youth on a corn farm watching "Star Trek" reruns.

By June 10, 2013


Amazon and the problem with plagiarism

Publishing houses may worry about DRM, but there's a far more problematic issue plaguing the writers of ebooks.

By July 25, 2012


The future is now: Sci-fi films in real locations

Some science fiction films use real locations more extensively, both to evoke an unfamiliar future and to connect the themes of the film with the world we live in. The effect is often disconcerting and lends itself to the dystopic.

By November 19, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 1190: Steve Jobs vs. Predator (podcast)

Announcing our very first not-even-remotely sanctioned by the legal department video creation contest: make us an awesome video in which Steve Jobs and the Predator work out who has prior art on swipe-to-unlock. We will reward the awesomest video with a Buzz Out Loud ceramic travel mug. Oh, and Google turns off its filters in China ... briefly.

By March 23, 2010


My inspirations from science fiction

Glaskowsky responds to a CNET photo set.

By July 8, 2007


One week with Zonbu

Blogger Peter Glaskowsky reports on his initial experiences with an inexpensive Linux-based PC--and whether it's ready for the mainstream.

By September 14, 2007