Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

Zoe, In Japanese Form

Japan’s been a very good market for me, both in sales and in attention (I won the Seiun Award this year for best translated novel, for The Last Colony), so it’s nice to see Zoe’s Tale out there as well. And I find the cover illustration kind of interesting; Zoe here is clearly sporting a […]

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A Relevant Issue With Cloud Computers

Cory Doctorow points it out in a tweet: A cloud computer is just like a regular computer, except you have to ask permission from the phone company every time you use it. And this is why even though I’d be interested in playing with Google’s Cr-48 computer with the Chrome OS, at the end of […]

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Taxes and Obama

I mentioned that I wanted to hold off commenting on the tax legislation deal agreed to by Obama and the GOP until after it passed. Well, it passed and Obama’s going to sign it into law later today. So here are my thoughts. 1. If I were a Congressperson, I wouldn’t have voted for it, […]

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Stargate: Universe Cancellation Followup

So, to answer some of the questions and comments I’ve seen here and various other places. Bear in mind I’m speaking for me and only for me. Why was the show canceled? I’m not privy to the inner workings of Syfy’s corporate thinking, but I would expect it was because the ratings weren’t what Syfy […]

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