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Virtual Reality Can Leave You With an Existential Hangover

By REBECCA SEARLES

After exploring a virtual world, some people can’t shake the sense that the actual world isn’t real, either.

When Tobias van Schneider slips on a virtual reality headset to play Google’s… 1,649 more words

Cyberpunk

Short Story: New Roommate

Neon glows fought for dominance from opposing sides of the alley. Indistinct shapes reflected off wet asphalt. Streaked along it were the bastardized images of a place akin to skid-row save the mass of bodies endlessly moving about. 1,250 more words

Margaret Atwood sets Trump supporters straight on ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ controversy.

Margaret Atwood sets Trump supporters straight on ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ controversy.

I read this book in the early 1990s, and still remember some of it clearly. Now some people are accusing the adaptation of (Canadian!) Margaret Atwood’s dystopian, futuristic novel as a Hollywood attack on the Trump government.

Something is not right here…!

Books

BMW wants to have a driverless car ready by 2021 — here's what it could look like

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

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BMW plans to release a fully self-driving car in 2021.

The German automaker has always operated on a 2021 timeline to launch its self-driving car tech. 622 more words

Money Matters

Low G Man NES Review

It is not the first time this has been said about the NES system, but if there is one type of game that the NES was famous for was it’s platform games. 1,162 more words

Retro

Futuristic Bus Station in Slough

For work, I have to take the train from London Paddington to Maidenhead and passing through Slough train station, a building has always caught my attention. 274 more words

Architecture

A.I - Terminator, Hal or something else?

Read back over my first two entries and, apart from needing grammar and structure poked into good order (I wrote the pieces on the hoof through a haze of Lemsip Max Strength Cold and Flu (why does that make me want to burst into song?)) I know where I am going with my story now and thought I would pose a question to the ether – even if you don’t want to answer, hopefully it will give you a few moments of distracted contemplation from whatever you are busily working on or avoiding! 595 more words