Archives for March 2009
Over at Tor.com, I talk about one of the great movies of our time: Hackers. By all means, head over there to read the column, in which I tried to keep it together. Because below this cut, I just nerd out ridiculously. Hackers: when cargo pants were king. There is no good and bad. There is only fun and boring.… Read more »
Hackers: Back to the Future
Today’s world speeds ahead faster than anyone can keep track. No sooner does Facebook oust MySpace when Twitter swoops in to dethrone them both; paperbacks are threatened by the Kindle, and CD players are obsolete. In this swiftly changing culture, sometimes it’s nice to revisit a simpler era, when camouflage was edgy and passwords were letters—only: the world of 1995’s Hackers. One of the most rewarding guilty pleasure movies of all time, Hackers explores the life of a handful of cooler-than-thou tech savants who find themselves framed for a virus… Read more »

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PERSONA reviewed at NPR: " a tense, wonderfully satisfying tightrope walk of a novel"

Reviews: "Summer Science Fiction," the New York Times

Review: "Jurassic World is All Park and No Bite", io9

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