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  • Review: Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

    When you get to the last installment of a trilogy, you expect big things. This is the installment that ties up loose ends, and completes a character’s journey. In Ancillary Mercy, Anne Leckie manages to do both of these. The action here picks up a few weeks after 2014’s Ancillary Sword, with much of the first… [Continue Reading]

    Review: Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie
  • We Hate People Episode 13: It’s On!

    We get a bit political again with an Aussie election on the way and the US election season grinding on. But don’t worry we also talk everything from Tesla to Taxis. The Show Notes – Election called in Australia and outcome predictions (for the record, David claims LNP ends up with 79/150 seats) – Donald… [Continue Reading]

    We Hate People Episode 13: It’s On!
  • Euclideon Keeps On Keeping On

    Long-term readers will know we’ve been following Bruce Dell and his company Euclideon for essentially the whole of their commercial life. Here’s a very recent presentation from Bruce Dell on the upcoming launch of the Holoverse VR centre in Brisbane. It also has a useful interview section at the end. Have a watch: The cynics… [Continue Reading]

    Euclideon Keeps On Keeping On
  • We Hate People Episode 12: And So It Goes

    After a too-long break we’re back to talk US presidential elections, Batman vs Superman and Tesla cars just to name three topics. The Show Notes – Listener suggestions (thanks Jay Connell!) – Donald Trump and the US Presidential primaries – Batman versus Superman / Fans vs Critics – Tesla Model 3 (link) – Vale Ronnie… [Continue Reading]

    We Hate People Episode 12: And So It Goes

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