Over at at the Internet Archive's Timothy Leary collection, my pal Chris Arkenberg spotted this cyberpunk flashback: a promotional video featuring Leary, William Gibson, and others promoting a film adaptation of Neuromancer that, obviously, never happened. The film was also teased on the box for the Neuromancer computer game released in 1988, dating the above video to that same period. Gibson: "To my mind at least, (Neuromancer) is really the world that we live in, just pushed a little bit."
"I'm still big. It's bootlegs that got small." READ THE REST
Rolling Stone magazine just released its list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time," as selected by artists, writers, and music industry folks. Here are the top 10: 1 Aretha Franklin "Respect" 19672 Public Enemy "Fight the Power" 19893 Sam Cooke "A Change Is Gonna Come" 19644 Bob Dylan "Like a Rolling Stone" 19655… READ THE REST
Can't agree with your partner on a road trip playlist? Let Spotify curate your music based on both of your listening habits. "Spotify is globally rolling out Blend, which invites two users (with a Spotify Free or Premium plan) to merge their musical tastes into one curated playlist. Introduced in June, Blend is updated daily and… READ THE REST
Bicycling through a crowded city and avoiding infuriating traffic is a blessing, that is until you realize just how cumbersome toting around and storing a bike can be. Alternatively, skateboards are an ideal size for zipping through side streets and hauling around, but they just don't have the "oomph" you need to get you around… READ THE REST
Cleaning isn't fun. Sure, some people say it's therapeutic, but in a perfect world where everything is clean all the time, and we're willing to bet no one would lift a finger to make sure things are spotless in during "me time". Sadly, we live the real world, and that world has homes that need… READ THE REST
Water cooling. LED lights. Overclocked processors and massive curved screens. A lot of the PC gaming battlestations we see are flashy, cool as hell, and unfortunately wildly expensive. If you're itching to ditch the cookie-cutter consoles and become a member of the PC master race, you've probably had sticker shock at the cost of parts,… READ THE REST