Where @outshine tweaks the tide of tweets:
Monday April 6:
[Quote for the Monday] “The Future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.”
[Source] Dennis Gabor/ Nobel Prize in Physics/ “Inventing the Future”/ 1964 .
[Ed] Submissions statistics, week 11: 26 submissions, 14 from males, 12 from females. 3 acceptances.
[Ed] Submissions statistics, week 12: 18 submissions, 13 from males, 5 from females. 1 acceptance.
[Ed] Submissions statistics, week 13: 24 submissions, 11 from males, 12 from females, 1 unknown. 2 acceptances, 1 rewrite request.
[Ed] Submissions statistics, week 14: 17 submissions, 11 from males, 6 from females. 4 acceptances. Current needs: humourous pieces!
Tuesday April 7:
5th disc of soaring and delicate post-rock from the Japanese masters of the form; epic scale, glacial beauty. Music to lose yourself in.
Wednesday April 8:
My avatars, luminous with data, press close, keen. A tap: we skim the zombie bots, dodge in, & deploy anti-viral mines; undead dust cloud.
[Bio] Maura McHugh lives in South Galway, Ireland, writes weird, loves technology, but loathes zombie botnets. http://splinister.com .
Thursday April 9:
The artist formerly known as Zowie Bowie offers a smart scifi thriller that uses story and character, not explosions, to hold our attention.
[#Spitballs] Moon/Directed by Duncan Jones/ http://is.gd/rtQm .
Friday April 10:
[Quote for the Friday] “Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.”
[Source] D. H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930) / British writer / Studies in Classic American Literature.
Saturday April 11:
We shrugged Atlas off our backs early in the tech spike. Disappointedly, nothing much changed, except, well, all the bag ladies disappeared.
[Bio] meika lives in Tasmania and no longer writes for humans. twitter.com/meika .
Sunday April 12:
An alternate 1956, filled with the detritus of spaceflight. The Ellis tropes are present but the writing is stiff, blocky and predictable.
[#ShineComics] IGNITION CITY #1 by Warren Ellis (script), Gianluca Pagliarani (pencils), Chris Drier (inks); Avatar, 2009, $3.99 .