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ArtLung posts tagged with “Bruce Sterling” ·


  • Remember when we used to link to things?
    So here’s a link to Doc Searls: Enough Alreadies, who said about leaving Quora: Even if something gets a lot of notice, the news cycle is hardly longer than Now, and the sense of having done something quickly disappears. The beautiful blog about aging with style Advanced Style posts Volunteer with Meals on Wheels, which sounds…

  • Sheldon Brown, Jasmina Tešanović, and Bruce Sterling
    Sheldon Brown, Jasmina Tešanović, and Bruce Sterling on Septemer 9, 2016 at the The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination — a great, inspiring night of talking about robots, industrial design, activism, design fiction, the Maker movement, and much else. My brains percolating with ideas from last night. — at UCSD Atkinson Hall. Watch…
  • Quote of the Day: Bruce Sterling, in 1998
    How will the digitalization and networking of information affect us and change people’s lives? Bruce Sterling: You’d do better seeking out the very few aspects of people’s lives that will remain unchanged by this. What should we watch out for in an information-rich, techo-Utopia? Bruce Sterling: Surveillance, spies, Mafias, stock market and currency bubbles; stalking,…
  • Bruce Sterling on Vernacular Video
    Closing Keynote: Vernacular Video by Bruce Sterling on how media morph over time. Chief insight I’ve read before but never heard: to look forward in time, you have to also look twice as far back into the past.
  • Anecdote of the Day
    Fragment from Bruce Sterling: I once had a long bus-ride with a reeking, sweaty, jittery madman who had clearly once been a formidably intelligent and very well-read scholar. It seemed pretty clear to me that it had been a long time since anybody had been able to indulge him in a conversation. Although, he couldn’t…
  • Bruce Sterling Got Married
    There’s not much on the internets about the marriage of my hero, Bruce Sterling, author, blogger, design instructor, and speaker to one Jasmina Tesanovic. This is a peculiar bit of news I first heard word of on boingboing and confirmed the next day on his own blog. I read his blog, and his Viridian list,…
  • The Book Baton (Books of Importance To Me)
    1. Total Number of Books You Own Man. I’m not even sure. Before we moved I had many hundreds I think. We gave away to Goodwill many of our books. And how do I count graphic novels, of which I have many? Let’s say I have 200, plus minus. And since I’m married, do I…
  • Quorn = SCOP
    This stuff called quorn seems a lot like the “scop” (a commodity single cell protein food source found in novels of Bruce Sterling, particularly my favorite, Islands in the Net. And hey, here’s a site called Technovelgy.com: scop. Nifty. Including some other terms from Sterling works.
  • Quote of the Day, and More Bruce Sterling
    From Bruce Sterling: When you get to the future there’s just more future ahead of it. From the audio interview at Massive Change. More: On the WELL and always on his blog.
  • Bruce Sterling ArtLung Timeline
    1988: I attend a reading by William Gibson for Mona Lisa Overdrive. He recommends Bruce Sterling’s Islands In The Net as the work of a guy who “actually thinks about this stuff” [scene missing]… 1996: I mention with a laundry list 1998: I put him on my links page 1999: Viridian Couture Contest 1999: Heat…