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A Companion Reader to Babel Rising: Augmented Eternity

The fictional series, Babel Rising, written in the period 1998-1999, breathes of technologies that, at the turn of the century, were just about emerging. By now, in 2018, a lot of these technologies are almost ubiquitous already: large-screen video walls, Internet-enabled … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 4 – At 4:00 am

4 – At 4:00 am At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 2 – Now that he was growing

2 – Now that he was growing Now that he was growing into his own man, Salm needed to gravitate around other people, mostly his friends in high school, which was mainly why he did not relish being away from … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 1 – In a time and place

  1 – In a time and place In a time and place whose technology was just a little bit more advanced than ours, there existed a schoolboy named Salm. The past year, on his 15th birthday, his father had given … Continue reading

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the edge of a continent. . . .

At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his favorite pillow was almost inaudibly … Continue reading

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when hypermedia exceeds the hyperbole

online    the scape of my mind no sun can ever divine. shine. online. sublime. © copyright ssj nov. 2016 WordPress Daily Prompt Challenge: Hyperbole

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mirror, mirror

mirror mirror on the wall: who is monitoring my calls, my emails and my fb wall? © copyright ssj nov. 2013

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