Rina writes, "Join SF in SF as they begin their 8th year of presenting science fiction authors and films in the Bay Area, this Saturday, January 19th. Steven Gould, author of JUMPER, and the new sequel, IMPULSE, will be joined by his wife, Laura J. Mixon, author of ASTROPILOTS and the the Avatar's Dance trilogy. Each author will read a selection, followed by Q & A moderated by author Terry Bisson. Book signing and schmoozing in the lounge after; books for sale courtesy of Borderlands Books."
The SF in SF events are as good as they get, and Steve and Laura are two of the best writers and nicest people you could hope to meet. This is going to be GREAT. Plus,
And We’re Back: Steven Gould & Laura Mixon
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Tech anthropologist Genevieve Bell (previously) delivered one of the keynotes at last week’s O’Reilly AI conference in New York City, describing how you could do anthropology fieldwork on an AI — specifically, how you could do an ethnographic interview with one.
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When you’ve had a long day and it’s time to unwind, there’s a lot you can do to relax: drink some tea, take a shower or even read a book. But there’s one thing that’s essential to a comfortable night’s rest—and that’s investing in some really good sheets. Enter Bamboo Bed Sheets. These quality sheets retail for $120, but […]