Technologal weirdtopia:95% of all innovators have joined one of three factions: Cyberpunk, Biopunk or Steampunk, whose conflicting aesthetics make the Mac/PC debates look like playground scuffles.As soon as one faction makes a new gadget, the others stubbornly construct their own version based on THEIR tech. (The biological toaster must be seen to be believed, and the continued existence of the Steampunk pneumatic-tube-based Internet is an ongoing miracle.)Most "Square" technologies have been appropriated by one faction or the other; for example ... (read more)
Hi!Found this site searching for fiction via Tv-tropes.While I'm a new reader, I'll likely lurk a lot.The internet is a constant deluge of input - my instinctive counter isto provide output only when I have something interesting to say, hoping others will reciprocate...(And even then, I only feel comfortable when what I say is concise, relevant and new.)After all, thousands of people might read my message;
wasting their time would be unspeakably rude.