We got up to five with another newcomer, and mostly played
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Sequel to Ancillary Justice. Breq, now a Fleet Captain, travels to a
backwater world to help assure its survival in the civil war.
Daryl of the Reading Boardgames Social organised a day of boardgaming
at the Siren Craft Brewery, on an
industrial estate in the middle of nowhere south of Reading.
Ross Baker is having a bad day. He'd just lain down for an
experimental brain scan, and now he seems to be a cyborg soldier in an
endless war. And it's going to get a lot stranger than that. If you
plan to read this book, know that I thought it fairly good (I'd rate
it with Pandæmonium as minor but worth reading, much better than
When the Devil Drives) and stop reading now to avoid the spoilers.
Accounting rules have perverse effects on real life. Here's an example
dear to my heart.
This third game went a lot faster than the last, taking about twelve
days of real time to run.
In a small village by the Devon coast, a very strange fellow has moved
into the old pill-box on the cliff. Excitement ensues.
I'm trying to learn more about practical multirotor design with a view
to designing and building my own. A multirotor flies essentially by
replacing mechanical complexity with software complexity, which is
lighter. Here's a bit more detail.
Ben Goldacre explains at length how pretty much everything about drug
research and selection is rotten.
2014, 12 episodes:
Mecha series. The Martians are invading Earth, and their technology is
overpowering. But some Earthlings are able to fight back.
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