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NEW: 2080 ('07)


Technology has moved forward 72 years, but President Bartoliís troubles are straight out of the past. 280AD to be precise.

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Short Shorts


Tech Fiction with an expiration date: Ultra-short stories about technology news-of-the-day

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Moving Pictures ('05)


A band of Garage CGI Spielbergs, a Machinima movie and Hollywood's establishment

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Trojan Horses ('03)


P2P networks, portable digital media, the MPAA, Brooklyn Technical High School, the US government and terrorism

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The Art of the Possible. Commentary. Writing. Miscellany.
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Art of the Possible: BigDog Robot video

Gizmodo says it all about a video of Boston Dynamics quadruped robot capable of carrying a 340 pound load:
It looks like an actual biological quadruped. Seeing it climb through rubble, snow, jumping over obstacles like a wild goat, and saving a near-fall on iced ground at the last second (fast forward to the middle of the video) defies belief. It feels so "animal" that I almost feel bad when they hit it to demonstrate how it regains balance on its own.



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