No one there understood why the police attacked. Before then, police hadn’t discouraged protesters from walking down Florissant Avenue. The midnight curfew was hours away. Prior to the police attack, neither I, nor anyone with whom I spoke, had seen any violation of the law. The only violence I witnessed resulted from a disproportionate and relentless assault by an unnecessarily militarized police force.
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Tech Review’s annual science fiction issue, edited by Bruce Sterling, featuring William Gibson

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The summer annual features stories “inspired by the real-life breakthroughs covered in the pages of MIT Technology Review,” including “Petard,” my story about hacktivism; and “Death Cookie/Easy Ice,” an excerpt from William Gibson’s forthcoming (and stone brilliant) futuristic novel The Peripheral.

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I am so fucking on this.

Holy fuck I need this RIGHT NOW.

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ALE GIORGINI DRAWS CHARACTERS FROM YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES WITH THEIR EYES CLOSED

By Chris Sims

When you’re trying to spotlight an artist like Ale Giorgini, it’s difficult to figure out what to focus on. He’s done so much great stuff built on so many themes, from minimalist portraits of celebrities (a roster that includes both Charlie Brown and David Lynch) to pairing off some of cinema’s greatest couples in a series called “That’s Amore,” and it’s all worth seeing.

In the end, though, it was the pieces inspired by some of my favorite movies that hooked me, full of sleepy-eyed characters from The Big LebowskiGhostbustersThe Goonies and more.

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