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The Reluctant Traveler Looks at Inventors

First, a word about semantics. And modifiers. My initial title for this blog modified ‘Inventors’ with ‘Female’. Then as I thought more about the necessity of having to add ‘female’ as a modifier to certain nouns generally biased toward males, … Continue reading

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Geek Redux: The Feel of Geek

I love mice. They’re nimble and sleek. They come in a myriad designs, sizes and colors, with or without tails, three buttons or two or one, with scroll wheels and balls and gleaming laser-optics. And they do one thing that … Continue reading

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A Big Fat Welcome to Linda Nagata

How about a nice, warm welcome hug for Linda Nagata, our newest member here at BVC! Linda is a Nebula and Locus award-winning author based in Hawaii. She’s our first member from that neck of the woods and we’re proud … Continue reading

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Book View Café Presents: Geek of the Week

John Scalzi’s blog post of November 25 was recently brought to our attention. We read with relish about his Video Game Management System and his Personal Music and Video Player. We enjoyed it but wondered who the heck really wanted … Continue reading

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