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An examination of the interaction between humans

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 04, 2007

An examination of the interaction between humans and computers in science fiction movies. Includes examples from The Matrix, Metropolis, Futurama, Minority Report, and Star Trek. (via bb)

They’re Made Out of Meat, a classic

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 02, 2007

They’re Made Out of Meat, a classic sci-fi short story by Terry Bisson. “Thinking meat! You’re asking me to believe in thinking meat!” (thx, aj)

Update: There’s a Made of Meat short film as well. (thx, david, jack, and oscar)

Cory Doctorow’s new book, Someone Comes to

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 20, 2005

Cory Doctorow’s new book, Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town, is out today. As usual, the book is available for download under a Creative Commons license.