Tycho: Fallout might be the perfect setting to grab if you wanted to make something that could truly cross over into the world where normal people lurk and throb. The overarching framework - a war of annihilation with China, an attenuated cultural inheritance everyone understands at cross purposes, and a tangle of subterranean nests running cultural...
New Comic: Deepfakes
Tycho: Even to newly hatched larva still trailing the strips of their casing, “Formula 1” is probably an understood term. It truns out there’s a bunch of Formulas, though, and in aggregate they create the fraught competitive pathway to the apex of the sport. Then there’s Formula E, which… I mean, it might be best to watch Hulu’s “And We Go Green.”...
New Comic: And/Or Furious
Tycho: I fell off of TikTok even before the reports everyone has been talking about, the one which claimed to reveal a host of sins baked into the software at a philosophical level. I’ve also read other smart people talking about how it’s not as bad as it sounds. I’d say that’s more or less typical of engineers, who are always trying to climb atop...
New Comic: Tik Tok Toe
Gabe: The Penny Arcade iRacing league continues to grow. We’ve got just over 120 drivers now and our weekly races have been packed. Each week it’s a different car to race and so far the selections have been really fun. Last week we raced the Mazda MX-5 at Lime Rock which I was actually sort of familiar with. Tonight we’re racing the Legends Ford 34...
Tycho: So many of the books that were formative to me I found via Videogames, which I feel like is pretty odd. Shit, maybe all of them - all the ones I still think about are either from a videogame directly, or were just downstream from the books they revealed. Neuromancer I read because I played a game based on it, which is probably the most cyberpunk...
New Comic: Rama Said There’d Be Days Like This
Tycho: Kinda speaks for itself, I think. Tell your friends: (CW)TB
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