I have some ideas for essays kicking around, but I managed to get much reading done on vacation recently, so I wanted to do a quick media dump. I also went back to Breath of the Wild recently, digging into the new side quests, thankful that I was not pulled back into compulsively playing the game.
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I missed July, but this wasn't done. So hopefully I can get my average back and do two of these in August. We're doing yet another media dump. I need to find a new platform for this site as Typed.com is going away in the next year. I'm hoping to export the existing content and to lift it into place somewhere else.
It is tempting to call a book that requires an extensive afterward to make sense of it a failure. But I have to say that Bruce Sterling's Pirate Utopia kept my attention and kept me talking about it. Sterling created an alternate history between the wars, nesting this in the "diesel punk" genre.
Cory Doctorow has a life beyond science fiction as a copyright activist. He wrote two books on the nature of copyright that are in essay form, Content, and Context. Information Doesn't Want To Be Free would seem to be in a similar vein but is a guidebook for artists in the digital age.