Alex Pasternack has a terrific interview with the legendary William Gibson in Motherboard. This isn't another re-hash of what's in his latest book, Distrust that Particular Flavor.
Bearing in mind that Gibson doesn't have to predict the future anymore (because it's already here, as he says, "it's just not very evenly distributed") Alex talks to Gibson about how that odd future -- with its corporate brands, Occupy protests and drugs -- turned out. He also talks about his dalliances with psychedelics and why they are probably not such a great idea.
Senator and 2020 US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ “High-Speed Internet For All” plan, unveiled today, promises $150 billion to build publicly owned broadband networks — and to break the chokehold that Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T have on Americans’ access to information and communication.
You might know someone who can make a pipe out of any conceivable household object. But if they’re doing it every time they smoke, it might be time to get them a little Christmas present. And we’ve got just the thing: The Twisty™️ Glass Original Combo Pack, priced way, way down for December. If you’ve […]
With all the revolutionary tech that’s out there, it’s pretty sad that finding a simple stud in your wall can feel like dowsing for water. This can be equally true whether you’re using a magnetic finder and it’s reliance on “feel,” or an electronic unit that can give fuzzy readings (especially when the batteries are […]
Do you have any Star Wars fans on your list? Given the reach and output of its new corporate masters these days, it might be easier to ask if there’s anyone out there who isn’t a Star Wars fan. So let’s narrow it down further: Do you know a Star Wars fan who likes to […]