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Pixel Tablet Impressions

Yes, in addition to purchasing an iPad Pro recently, I also picked up the new Pixel Tablet, complete with its recharging speaker stand. In fact, I ordered this thing first, but the iPad Pro, having already been in production, showed up first. I’ve had a couple of days to live with the Pixel Tablet and […]

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Starter Villain Gets a Starred Review in Booklist + Goodreads ARC Giveaway

The full review is behind a paywall so I won’t link it here, but here’s the kicker line: “Scalzi again examines tropes in a tale of an ordinary individual being cast into an extraordinary situation with his trademark quick pacing, clever banter, and ability to find humor in desperate situations.” There are far worse trademarks […]

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Today’s Rather Silly Purchase

It’s my own personal cuneiform tablet! Does it actually say (more or less) “The failure mode of ‘clever’ is ‘asshole’”? I have no way to check! They say it’s a syllabic transliteration into Old Persian, which, okay, I believe them! Is the tablet even correctly oriented in this picture? Again, I would be the last […]

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