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I published a short book with The Millions.
It's the story of the Pioneer Anomaly, a long-standing mystery. The book is short and fun—the length of a novella—but also, in the words of Amazon's reviewer, "powerful and sad". If you've got any curiosity about how NASA works behind the scenes or why scientists believe what they do, I think you'll enjoy the book.
It is available on Amazon as a Kindle Single and also on Apple's iBooks.
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Can’t remember what this story was about | NY Times 26 July 2010
Services like Date Check, Zittrain said, could soon become even more
sophisticated, rating a person’s social desirability based on minute
social measurements — like how often he or she was approached or avoided
by others at parties (a ranking that would be easy to calibrate under
existing technology using cellphones a…nd Bluetooth).”
Okay so the question of forgetting is of course on many people’s minds, including mine, but this story doesn’t do much more than ponder it, raising both unrealizable techno-fixes and unrealizable techno-fears, like the above. Really? Easy to use bluetooth and cell phones to figure out what people are doing at parties? Gimme a break.