Chip Overclock®
Sep 7
Nancy Wheeler, BAMF

Mrs. Overclock and I completed watching the third, and so far last, season of STRANGER THINGS last week.

Aug 1

Congratulations to Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders
for their Hugo award win in the “fancast” category for

Nov 26

“It is a singular consciousness that spawned an entire race of humans. We don’t know who struck first, us or them.

Jul 19 2019

I confess: I get all teary eyed every time I listen to this.

Jun 28 2018

Multiple media outlets are reporting the death of science fiction author Harlan Ellison at the age of 84.

Nov 28 2017
Madam Secretary

I *really* like the character of Kat Sandoval - played by Sara Ramirez - on the television show MADAM SECRETARY. The

May 20 2017

Here is a picture of my atomic clock: a home-brew NTP server with a GPS-disciplined cesium-133 oscillator. It’s based on a Jackson Labs CSAC GPSDO board which has a Microsemi Chip-Scale Atomic Clock. I put it in an acrylic display case to keep idle hands and paws off it. Had to drill a bunch of ventilation holes in

Aug 30 2015

I recently finished reading Paul Ford’s “What is code?”, an opus on software development that started out as an

Aug 20 2015
All the Birds in the Sky

Author reading from ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY, which comes out from Tor Books in January, at Sasquan, the 73rd World

Jul 15 2015

Why don’t we see Viagra and Cialis television commercials targeted at gay men?