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Uncanny Valley Digest: Ted Chiang

“Story of Your Life,” by Ted Chiang This skillfully and scientifically executed short story (published 1998) was recently released as the film, Arrival, which I enjoyed very much. If you’ve seen it, good, because this is an instance where the … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Cordwainer Smith

Hello, readers. Welcome back! Last night’s discussion took a turn for the kink in us all. Reading more short stories this summer, instead of a book-a-week, has been very favorably received by the rest of the group. Great turnout last … Continue reading

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Cetus Finalis Author Interview, The Revenge

Cetus Finalis, now on sale in ebook and paperback. Get your copy of the book Ben Loory called “Watership Down for whales.” Join me for the book launch celebration on Sunday, October 2nd, 3-6PM, at San Francisco landmark Finnegan’s Wake (937 Cole … Continue reading

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