Pixel Scroll 4/11/18 Today’s Pixel Scroll Takes Place In An Alternate Universe Timeline!

(1) CITIZEN ROBOTS. Politico covers the latest legal uproar about robots: Autonomous robots with humanlike, all-encompassing capabilities might still be decades away, but lawmakers, legal experts and manufacturers are already locked in a high-stakes debate about their legal status: whether it’s these … Continue reading

Worldcon Wayback Machine: Saturday at MagiCon (1992) Day Three

INTRODUCTION: Twenty-five years ago MagiCon was held in Orlando, Florida. A great con, and I thought it would be fun to reprint the report I ran in File 770. Here is the third of five daily installments. The Worldcon was … Continue reading

Pixel Scroll 9/15 Scroll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean — scroll!

(1) On this day in history — September 15, 1949: The Lone Ranger TV series debuted with American Clayton Moore and Canadian Jay Silverheels. (2) It’s a small world. How small? Ann Leckie, while plugging David Steffen’s Long List Anthology … Continue reading