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  • 40 Years Ago, Apple Got Our Current Tech Dystopia Dead Wrong

    40 Years Ago, Apple Got Our Current Tech Dystopia Dead Wrong

    We are all the sledgehammer, Apple does like to tell its fans. We are all disruptors hurtling toward one great screen, breaking the iron-fisted hold that other tech firms want to impose on us. The hellscape dystopia world of Apple’s famed “1984” commercial modeled after George Orwell’s seminal dystopia 1984 never really came to pass.…


  • The Year Ahead in Movies

    The Year Ahead in Movies

    The movies of 2024 bring with them more uncertainty than we’ve seen in a very long time. After over a decade of superhero and franchise dominance, 2023 broke the mold. Of the top 10 highest-grossing films of the year, only half were sequels, and one of those, Avatar: The Way of Water, was a carryover…


  • Vangelis, Legendary Composer of Blade Runner, Has Died

    Vangelis, Legendary Composer of Blade Runner, Has Died

    Say the phrase “science fiction” and immediately an image forms in your mind. Maybe it’s of space. Maybe it’s high-tech machinery. Maybe it’s some odd-looking creature. Whatever it is, that image likely has a sound as well, and for many of us, that sound was written by a composer named Vangelis, who passed away this…