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Archive for August, 2007

OK, I’m an old guy. But way back before the beginning of time (you know, before competition reality TV), I was reading Heinlein and Asimov and Vonnegut. These old guys were writing about a future that we seem to be actually living today.

I love the web. Here’s something I stumbled on, looking up references to the Klaatu quote: Farewell to the Master by Harry Bates. Wow! This site hosts the full text of the original short story on which the movie, The Day the Earth Stood Still is based. Far Out, Farnham!

Please feel free to submit any examples or comment on any of the posts here, to keep up with the pace of today’s “now a-GoGo post-Reagan world”. Thanks to my canine companion, Wayman Wynn, for helping me stay grounded, and reminding me to stop and eat. (That’s fascinating, Dad, let’s eat!)

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…and he built a crooked house. Not the Kirk Douglas movie, but the Robert A. Heinlein short story. Now in the Social Network rez Video Game, Second Life, comes word that someone has built a Tesseract House, in 4 dimensions.

Holy Escher, Batman! Here’s the story…And He Rezzed a Crooked House.

Heinlein is one of the main reasons I’m not dragging my knuckles (not much, at least) and stealing bananas from smaller primates. Here’s another website with Heinlein technology, Technovelgy.

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