JWZ has been doing some thinking about wireless credit cards. Eminently worth a read.
Perhaps I’m just becoming a Luddite, but how does having your money sitting on a chip in your pocket that is readable by anybody with a scanner without you knowing it not freak people out?
Is taking out your credit card, swiping it, then signing the receipt really such a pain point for people?
Music: “When Things Go Wrong (Original Mix)” by Airwave
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.
Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.
Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.