"You Two! We're at the end of the universe, eh. Right at the edge of knowledge itself. And you're busy… blogging!" — The Doctor, Utopia
Boys in the late 1970s probably assumed the girls comic Misty was all boring romance, puppies
So, the Brits are creating a massive digital archive. Sure, you’ll be able to access it “online” but only from certain locations. “Its not a public archive. That’s the absolute key point,” said Angela Mills Wade, executive director of the European Publishers Council in response to reactions from some quarter of the digital archive being only […]
For those that keep insisting “filters are smarter than they used to be…” Among the sites TalkTalk blocked as “pornographic” was BishUK.com, an award-winning British sex education site, which receives more than a million visits each year. TalkTalk also lists Edinburgh Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre website as “pornographic.” The company also blocked a programme run by sex education experts, […]
I’m a big fan of the work of Christopher Priest. Many US readers will only be aware of him through a little movie titled The Prestige, based on his book by the same name. This past week I picked up the UK hardcover copy of his book The Islanders and have placed it high on the to-be-read-pile. However, the […]
You can read the press release over on io9. But I just want to point out that it looks like the new version, beyond giving Blake a dead wife to avenge, is going to be using an apostrophe in the title. Blasphemy!