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Featured Author: Andrez Bergen

I have been meaning to post a full review of one of Adrez Bergen’s novels for some time now, over a year, actually. Yet, I never seem to be actually doing it. This is not helped by the fact that I have now read three novels by Andrez, all of …

Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

About two weeks ago, my friend, co-author and soon to be co-(statics, connection lost) Alex from Clockworker pointed me towards Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. It sounded intriguing enough to read it in spite of my 50+ books backlist. Ready Player One The book has been out since 2011 …

A Boy and his Atom – Literally!

Every dot in this stop-motion animation by IBM is a single atom, how cool is that! A few facts: The dots in this 90-second film are so small they can only be seen when magnified 100 million times. The ability to move single atoms is vital for research into data …

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast 12: Atompunk and Cyberpunk

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean12.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:28 — 29.9MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast is all about Atompunk and Cyberpunk, the two genres following Dieselpunk in time. Atompunk is a relatively new and obscure offshoot of Cyberpunk and Cyberpunk is by now deeply enmeshed with reality. The Internet and the …

Cyberpunk 2077

Looking good: Only bad thing: I guess I need a new computer to run this one. Find out more about this upcoming game here: Cyberpunk.net I have played the role playing game Cyberpunk 2077 is based on. To say I am looking forward to the release of Cyberpunk 2077 would …

Happy Birthday Lady Lovelace – Patron Saint of Cyberpunks

Today we celebrate the birthday of a truly remarkable Lady (capitalisation intended): Lady Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron and the first person to ever write a computer program. Yes, all the old school geeks and nerds out there probably have a moment of blindness …

Would you like your own Mech?

Why do I ask, you ask? Well… I wonder if they will ever be mass-produced. Perhaps they should not, though. You never know what weirdos ed up driving them. There is enough road rage as it is, without additional firepower.

A true AI – Just a matter of Time

This is something you hardly get on the news, watch the video and be surprised what computers are capable of doing already! It is only a matter of time until we manage to build a true AI, I cannot say when, I am not knowledgable enough to make an educated …

A disturbing glimpse into a more cyberpunk future

Like it or not, I think an encounter like the one below is not so unrealistic as some would like or hope. I guess the short film hits the nail on the head: A stalker/player of this kind could easily be a reality once Google Goggles go through several iterations:

Cyberpunk Armorers

My friend Dag of SteamheArt fame has pointed my eye towards a most amazing armory workshop on the ætherweb: Nightmare Armor Studios The word “impressive” does not suffice at all. What they have on display on their site is hands down the most mind-boggling selection of sci-fi/cyberpunk armor suits I …