Weekend Reading CLXXXIX

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Wired in the 1990s

VR escapism, Neural Network singularity, and Fusion abundance have been just around the corner for the last two decades. How many more cycles to go? Are we less hopeful now?

http://kottke.org/17/01/wired-in-the-1990s


Apartment Find: This Ferrari 250 GT PF Coupe Was Hidden In Hollywood For Decades

I can’t imagine the thinking behind making a door out of an apartment wall to fit a car in it. Surely the rental income would have paid for a garage?

http://petrolicious.com/apartment-find-this-ferrari-250-gt-pf-coupe-was-hidden-in-hollywood-for-decades


On the Literary Sources of D&D

It’s a challenge to think of the source and derivative works of such an iconic thing as D&D. Thing that have become cliché that were invented there, or which have become embedded generally in our minds. One such example is the Paladin.

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