... not what the title implies but Spam Poetry, harvested from about 530 spam comments on this blog. I keep to my usually dystopian-postmodern genre. Imagine somebody with a British accent reading it, and mentally insert black and white images inspired by Philip K. Dick's short stories. Don't expect to understand it, it is like … Continue reading The Destiny of the Universe
This transhuman and extended post has now transcended all other related posts on gamification. Blogging singularity! But wait... we did not factor in the lawyers! The target of this reblog is now offline, but I want to conserve the URL to the embedded video here - The Singularity, Ruined by Lawyers.
I am a science fiction fan. In particular, I am a fan of movies featuring Those Lonesome Nerds who are capable of controlling this planet's critical infrastructure - from their gloomy basements. But is it science fiction? In the year Die Hard 4.0 has been released a classified video - showing an electrical generator dying … Continue reading Cyber Security Satire?
Do you remember the scary moment when Ashton Cutcher alias Evan recognizes suddenly that his arms are crippled - and that they have been crippled since many years? This is a scene from The Butterfly Effect: Evan discovers that he is capable of time-travelling to his troubled childhood. He tries to fix the present by … Continue reading On Time Travelling: Rigorous Categorization of Science Fiction Movies
There is indeed a 'corporate culture' named like this. Trusting Wikipedia on this: In their 1984 [sic!] book, Corporate Cultures, Deal and Kennedy identified a particular corporate culture which they called the 'work hard/play hard culture': "Fun and action are the rule here, and employees take few risks, all with quick feedback; to succeed, the … Continue reading Work Hard – Play Hard