Monthly Archives: December 2011

Steve Gibson’s SF Special on Security Now!

Yesterday I expressed my misgivings about Steve Gibson being allowed a vehicle to hold forth on his favourite SF books, particularly given his past record. I have now listened to Episode 333 of Security Now!, entitled “Our Science Fiction Special”, … Continue reading

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Gibson’s SF Special – Dare I listen?

This year’s festive episode of the “Security Now!” podcast with Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson will represent a departure from the usual fare of IT security. And not for the first time. In the past we have had “specials” providing … Continue reading

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Brandon Sanderson finished writing A Memory of Light today

And very odd it was too.  He live-tweeted his progress through the last 20 “scenes” he needed to write. He then had only to bolt on the finale Robert Jordan had already written many years ago to complete the book … Continue reading

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Too late Roy

All I can say is that I’m glad I didn’t wait for the Roy Dotrice recording of A Feast for Crows to come out on Audible. Random House are releasing it on 15 December and it will presumably be available … Continue reading

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Whispersync for Audible?

About a year ago, I made a wistful plea for Amazon’s Whispersync technology, which keeps your place in an eBook synchronised over multiple devices, to be extended to other formats, particularly audiobooks. I wasn’t being all that serious at the time. … Continue reading

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A Waltz with Dragons

Spoiler Check: I have completed Chapter 38 of A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin A Dance with Dragons started off as a bit of a stately Waltz with Dragons. At first it looked to be nothing much more … Continue reading

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