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October 2016

Gilgamesh and Enkidu wrestling

Oh Great Old Ones, I am writing a Novel!

Lately I have not managed to update this blog as often as I would like to. Apart from the usual reasons of dayjob and family, another thing has crept up: I am actually writing a novel, and this time it is pretty serious. This is actually my second attempt at …

A Special Type of Doomsday: The False Vacuum of the Higg’s Boson

Doomsday scenarios are a common trope in science fiction of all media types and most of us can list a few of them out of the top of our heads. Common ones are: Global war of one sort or another (nuclear, biological, a mix of it all) Alien Invasion Zombie …

Distopia Argentina – A Latin American Steampunk Web Series! Please support!

Another message from the Ætherweb which filled me with delight. Every time I see something Steampunk-related going on outside the beaten paths of Western Europe and the anglophone world, it makes me happy and this message made me especially happy, since it came from an aerea of the world where …

Rogue One: Story Trailer #2 (Official) and New Poster

This one is hot off the press or rather hot off the web. Released two hours ago, please enjoy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 (Official): And the glory does not end there, yesterday a new movie poster was also released, so please feast your eyes some more: …

Happy Ada Lovelace Day once more!

Today, like every year is Ada Lovelace Day, in memory of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer and in celebration of women in STEM fields. Alas, I am away on business so I do not have much time for a blog post but I can leave you with this video:

Cthulhu guides your way

Well, actually, he does not. As you can see here, he is rather enjoying bathing in the beam of the lighthouse and not guiding at all: I guess Cthulhu would like to have a chat with the nice people in the lighthouse. He probably feels lonely in this dark and …