Preserving the Person in the Emerging Kingdom of Technological Force

L.M. Sacasas

What does Iceland look like through Google Glass? Turns out it looks kind of like Iceland. Consider this stunning set of photographs showcasing a tool built by Silica Labs which allows users to post images from Glass directly onto their WordPress blog. If you click over to see the images, you’ll notice two things. First, you’ll see that Iceland is beautiful, something you may already have known. Secondly, you’ll see that pictures taken with Glass look, well, just like pictures not taken with Glass.

There’s one exception to that second observation. When the user’s hands appear in the frame, the POV perspective becomes evident. Apart from that, these great pictures look just like every other set of great pictures. This isn’t a knock on the tool developed by Silica Labs, by the way. I’m not really interested in that particular app. I’m interested in the appeal of Glass and how…

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Game of Thrones Season 5 Will Feature Show’s First Flashback Scenes

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Game of Thrones fans wondering what Westeros was like before Ned left the North will get a treat this season. Season five will feature the HBO show’s first-ever flashback scenes, according toEntertainment Weekly.

Apparently show runners David Benioff and Dan Weiss had set a rule their first season not to include any prophecies, dreams or flashbacks. “We failed the first two and this season the third,” they told film students at a Q&A in Spain where they are currently shooting portions of the show. “So yes, this season will finally have flashbacks.”

No word yet and what exactly the flashback will be or which characters it will include.

[EW]

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A FIRST LOOK INTO DEATH OF WOLVERINE: THE LOGAN LEGACY #2

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From the ashes of Death of Wolverine comes a new beginning. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look at DEATH OF WOLVERINE: THE LOGAN LEGACY #2, the next of 7-issue interconnected one-shots exploring the gaping hole left in the Marvel Universe following the loss of one of its greatest heroes. Focusing on X-23, fan favorite writer Tim Seeley and newcomer Ariela Kristantina chronicle the tale of anger and loss as Wolverine’s surrogate daughter grapples with the death of the man who has shaped her purpose and meant so much to her. Only his death was not the end, and the mission isn’t over. It’s only just beginning as the young mutant prepares for the next phase of her journey. What does this mean for her relationship with the All-New X-Men? Find out when X-23 faces a world without Wolverine in DEATH OF WOLVERINE: THE LOGAN LEGACY #2

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