friends.

Worldconning in Kansas City.

It’s 5am in KC, which means it’s 6am in New Hampshire, which means I’m up already despite the two drinks at the hotel bar last night. KC seems nice. I haven’t had a chance to wander much, but the area around the convention center is definitely 100% tailored for conventions. Read more…

By Marko Kloos, ago
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“angles of attack” release day.

“Angles of Attack”, the third novel in the Frontlines series, is officially out and available for purchase. Those of you who pre-ordered the book should either get it delivered today (if you ordered the physical print or audio copies), or have it on your Kindelmaschines already. “Angles of Attack” is Read more…

By Marko, ago
gadgetry.

it printed in cuneiform.

That monstrosity is a Brother WP-1 word processor. I recently found this picture online, and boy, did it trigger some memories. I got one of those babies in the late 1980s, when I was just out of high school. I kept it throughout my four years of military service, and Read more…

By Marko, ago
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the death of the ipod classic.

Amid the hubbub of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch introductions on Tuesday, the quiet death of the iPod classic went pretty much unnoticed. After 13 years of production, Apple has discontinued the hard drive-based iPod. The demise of the iPod Classic was predictable. It was on its sixth generation, Read more…

By Marko, ago