Aug 31 2011 5:29pm

Your Mind is a Display Device: Interviews Vernor Vinge

Science fiction author Vernor Vinge recently talked to regarding a variety of topics including the advantages of science fiction, why Mark Twain wouldn’t believe the current advances in technology, and our impending post-human/super-human fate. We’re particularly intrigued by Vinge positing that our brains are basically “display devices” being utilized by fiction....

Stubby the Rocket is the mascot of and is a display device for how awesome rockets are.

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Petar Belic
1. Petar Belic
The final point about Wikipedia is a good one. The likes of Bill Joy and other neoluddites take note!

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