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This is the Future

Posted: January 29, 2010 in Braak, future
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You take your skull, okay — while it’s still on your head and your brain is inside.  You’re alive in this scenario, right?  And you drill a hole in it.

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ON SELF PUBLISHING:

the-translated-man-cover-picOkay, I have an announcement.  As of today (technically, as of Wednesday), Threat Quality Press is, technically, an IMPRINT.  This means that you will now be able to purchase books, written by your two favorite internet diarists (I like “diarist” better than “blogger” because it sounds about a million times classier).  The first book, my novel The Translated Man, is now available for purchase on our second new page “The Press.”  For obvious reasons, you should buy it.  But let’s also take a minute and talk about self-publishing, because I have a feeling that this is going to be a significant thing in a few years.

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prosthetics-handI love how casually we’ve moved into the everyday reality of cyborgs.

It’s a fact of life during wartime that as we see more veterans missing limbs, we’re going to see advancements in prosthetic capabilities on that front. New devices like the i-Limb have dozens of grip patterns. It’s a far cry from pincer-hooks.

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