Bruce Sterling: “the future is cities full of old people who are scared of the sky”

Trying to fly back from SxSWi to Brussels proved very difficult, as some creepy snowstorm over the Midwest obliged us to stay in (sunny) Austin for an extra day.  As I picked up my bags, laptop, and some bone tired colleagues and went back to the car rental, I looked up and wondered how some …

The way to Avalon…

Often, @ night, when I am far away, I like to escape, and hunt for a place where I can see the stars. I need to reach out, to see the sky, to see the twinkling of far away suns and galaxies. They make me feel calm, restful and at peace. Breathing the cold air, …