Nanwrimo Musings

Nanowrimo is not for everyone, and generally, its more for newer writers than me, although I do know many other pro writers who nano.  For any who don’t know, Nanowrimo is all about writing 50,000 words in a month, which the size of a smallish novel (My novels...

Glass: Three Month Review

It seemed like I should give people a bit of an update about Google Glass, and what the experience of being a Glass Explorer has been like for me. First, I’ve met a number of really great people through Glass.  I spent the first month basically wandering alone...

The Power of Real-Life Drama, and Dog People

The Internet allows for true outpourings of attention and emotional resonance from time to time.  You can see this in viral videos about cats or dictators, in books or movies that seem to suddenly spring from nothing into the zeitgeist, and in real-life dramas. Two...

Review of my 2011 Predictions

Every year I play a predictions game.  It’s not really good futuring since the world is way too strange for prediction except by true experts in a field, and I’m a generalist.  But I still like the game.  So here’s what I said in brief form  and how I think I...