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It’s Here!

The future is now! Or at least it’s soon. The future is currently in the works, but I hear they’ve made some wonderful progress. The world of the future will be so grand; there shall be no want, no work, … Continue reading

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The Game of the Name

Within most games there is an aspect that is lost among the minutia of a story; names. The power of a self named component within a virtual reality serves to connect the player to the alternative reality but removes names’ … Continue reading

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The Company That Knew Too Much

“Mae didn’t know enough about antitrust laws to have an off- the-cuff opinion. Was there really no competition out there? The Circle had 90 percent of the search market. Eighty-eight percent of the free-mail market, 92 percent of text servicing. … Continue reading

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And None of What You See, Revised

    In Gamer, a world where minds are the play things of those who can afford a controller, why bother believing the notion that the veiwer is seeing the whole truth through Kable’s eyes? The film precipitates that a controller’s power … Continue reading

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And None Of What You See

     What can you see when you can’t open your eyes? You see what your brain imagines your eyelid to look like. So what can you see if you can’t control your brain? You see anything the controller wants … Continue reading

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