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I Fought A Dragon In A Head-Mounted Holodeck

I Fought A Dragon In A Head-Mounted Holodeck

VR is coming, for real this time, and everyone wants a piece of the pie. Me, I want to put every dumb-looking headset I see onto my face. Today it was the Sulon Cortex, a big ol’ camera-toting headset that claims it will turn your living room into the holodeck….

How Power Corrupts

How Power Corrupts

The news abounds with stories of powerful men behaving badly. It’s a depressing yet predictable spectacle – those in positions of power can’t help but help themselves to the help. They scream at underlings and have sex with the secretaries; they assault hotel maids (or at least are accused of…

What’s Inside The A4?

What’s Inside The A4?

There’s a lot of speculation about what’s inside the A4, Apple’s custom and ultra-power-efficient chip that powers the iPad. Nobody knows for sure because, like all their products, it’s a seeeeeecret. Until now.