Book listings including "Thicker Than Blood"
Cool beans and lucky breaks! :)
First Creative Commons community edited fiction novel
Because everthing is open I was able to
Downloaded over 15,000 times from this site, and at least as many times again measured by public hit counts offsite.
The first novel shared over the brand new (at the time) XO OLPC laptop mesh
Icon Science Fiction Festival
Free Software Round Table Radio Show.
Brian McElwee - Link soon
Just a few of the early influences on the book.
The free online book Engines of Creation
The news site Nanodot
The news site Slashdot
The book The Diamond Age
Articles in the magazine US News and World Report
Great conversations in and around LILUG meetings
Many of the Marvel Comics especially the 2099 series
MIT (and others too) has been fooling with wearable computers, glasses and cameras long before I even conceived of the plot of Thicker Than Blood. Lightweight portable computers are just about there, and popular game consoles are making use of wands, so the only thing missing is glasses and open source drivers to tie the three together.
Generational wave theory combined with typical intial suppresion and eventual emergence of disruptive technologies during the winter season of the Kondratiev wave.
Organizations doing good works.
Programs used to write this book and create this site.
Both Debian and Ubuntu Linux
VIM text editor
Aspell spell checker
Latex typesetting system along with the SFFMS Science Fiction and Fantasy Manuscript type setting class
Gimp graphics editor
Open office with the Java grammar checker Language Tool
Apache web server using Server Side Includes and Cascading Style Sheets.
Mailman mailing list manager