Tag Archives: Interfacing

Will Your Children Get Mind-Controlled Mechas For Christmas?

In light of some recent developments – artificial limbs that the user can ‘feel,’ and motherf***ing RATS LINKING TO EACH OTHER’S BRAINS  – I thought I’d repost this rhapsody on our human-robot future, that I originally wrote for These Gentlemen in 2009. Will Your Future Children Get Giant Mechas For Christmas? (That They Control With […]

A Horror Movie That Would Scare Me

I’ve never been much scared by scary movies.  (I think the last one was It, when it came out two decades ago.)  But I do get scared or at least creeped out by scary video games like this one.  I was trying to figure out why that is, and I came to the conclusion that, […]

A Transitional Decade

I was thinking about what my friend Sam over at Morpheme Addict said in this post.  It lead me to some not-totally-coherent thoughts, which maybe someone will be gracious enough to query in the comments? Anyways, Sam expresses a feeling of frustration and disconnect with the Facebook-and-blogging world which I think we’ve all known.  I […]

When You Text During Sex

You know that thing where you’re driving, and you zone out, and suddenly you’re at your destination?  Because your body took over the routine of your familiar route, while your mind wandered? I think eventually that’ll be like daily life.  Once the phone-device-embedded-viso-chips-Google-view-glasses of the future becomes the norm, people will get used to living their […]