Posted in Fun, video Tagged with: #TBT
In line with my earlier William Gibson post…
To mark the thirtieth anniversary of his uncannily prescient Neuromancer, Gibson, dubbed “the god of speculative fiction,” takes his vision of cyberspace to a new level with this thriller about a brother and sister, drugs, and a game involving peripherals—quasi-human drone bodies—that would be deadly to lose
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Published on Nov 12, 2014
Posted in Books, video Tagged with: #fridayvideo, cyberpunk, science fiction
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Ireland’s foremost “gender discombobulist”, Panti, shares her experience of the little, everyday things that can have a huge impact on the wellbeing of gay people. Panti expresses her thoughts on navigating a world in which the simple act of holding hands can be a political statement in itself.
Panti is Ireland’s foremost “gender discombobulist” and “accidental activist”. She was also presented with an Irish ‘People of the Year’ award in 2014. Panti’s creator Rory O’Neill sparked a national furore when he appeared on national television and named certain individuals and organisations as homophobic. When Panti took to the stage of the National Theatre to defend herself, her ten minute oration became an international sensation.
Published on Jan 8, 2015
Posted in bigthink, video
Posted in Internet, video Tagged with: journalism
Posted in Fun, video Tagged with: david bowie, mashup