My Wishlist is filling up! I may need to actually BUY some of these ebooks...

...but I already have SO many in my TBR list!!! πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“š


"Cyberpunk's (...) class struggle, anti-establishment, anti-corporatism have been cheapened or sold off in favor of the neon, ersatz astro-turf we're fed by games like Cyberpunk 2077. Neofeud is a resounding rejection of the mortgaging of this philosophy in pursuit of profits."

*grumble* Too many of my digital TTRPG books are in PDF format. :( I don't like PDF format on my phone, which seems to be the only time I get to enjoy them these days.

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Yamada Monogatari: Demon Hunter by Richard Parks from kevin's library.

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A Duet for Invisible Strings by Llinos Cathryn Thomas from kevin's library.

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25 Ways To Kill A Werewolf by Jo Thomas from kevin's library.

What's everyone reading?

I've got The Year We Lived by Virginia Crow in my Currently Reading list.

Annoyed by articles repeating the idea that there are only a few alternatives to Goodreads?

Well, here's a growing list of book and reading services I've discovered!

Buy the Revolution series by Tenea D. Johnson and save!

Near-future US: the struggle for survival pushes citizens to breaking point as relationships fracture along lines of class and race.

Add R/evolution and Evolution to your basket to receive both books for only Β£6.99.

Blackthorn Hunters Academy: The Complete Series by is only 99p on Kobo right now!

That's 992 pages, 21 - 23 hours of reading, or 269,000 words of teen paranormal fantasy for less than a pound!

Lost in Work by and published by launches on the 15th of July with a special event alongside

You can also use the discount code TWT20 to get 20% off your copy of Lost in Work at Pluto Press' bookshop.

If a book is well-written, I always find it too short. - Jane Austen

what my girlfriend thought dating a software engineer would be like: "honey, I got an AI robot maid to do all our cooking for us"

what dating a software engineer is actually like: "if that microwave connects to the internet we're heating all our food with a blowtorch from now on"

@xuv @ilumium @chbmeyer Worth saying that, due to the GDPR, they can't actually _collect_ this info without consent - my Zoe had been harrassing me on power-on for months begging me to let it share this data with goodness-knows-who, but I always refused. It appears to have stopped harrassing me after a service, I think they updated the firmware to remove the nags maybe.

Crazy: @chbmeyer says he asked #Renault what kind of personal data his car collects & shares with the company. #GDPR

Here you go, dystopian shit:

- Charging history
- Temperature
- Unique car & battery IDs
- Kilometres driven (battery)
- Operational state of engine
- Driving & parking history
- Data on speed, acceleration & deceleration
- Number of times ABS has been activated
- When airbags are deactivated
- Name, first name & email of owner
- Other electric vehicles in vicinity
- Geolocation

"A third pillar of extremist thought we regularly find in Bitcoin circles is less specific to Bitcoin but more endemic in the digital world among cypherpunks, crypto-anarchists, and other advocates of nebulous digital causes like β€œinternet freedom.” This is the presumption that computer-based expertise trumps that of all other forms of expertise, sometimes because everything in the world is ultimately reducible to computational processes (a view sometimes known as computationalism; see Golumbia 2009). This computer-centric point of view is extremely common throughout digital culture, and it is especially notable in Bitcoin discussions. The implication is that this lack of technical expertise disqualifies the critic from speaking on the topic at all."

-- "Politics of Bitcoin"

I dip in to Werewolves vs Nature from regularly.

A gorgeous magazine!

When the full moon escapes the mountainous horizon and floods the wilderness below, what will it illuminate with its bone-pale light?

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