Tag: Neal Stephenson

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| May 30, 2015

Tav’s Mistake

Neal Stephenson’s Seveneves is a typical Neal Stephenson novel: expansive and nearly constantly geeking out over...

| October 6, 2010

learning Greek

Sure, people think it’s a good idea to learn Greek. But of course they would when you put the question that way....

| August 6, 2010

normal science vs. chaos

When the wonderful literary critic Tony Tanner died twelve years ago, Colin McCabe wrote an obituary containing these...

| May 31, 2010

The Mongoliad

Now here’s a really interesting idea — from Neal Stephenson and others — for a book . . . or rather an app . . ....

| February 17, 2010

all aboard the Axiom!

It’s been interesting — and somewhat disconcerting — to see the techno-ideology John Gruber has been selling...