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Great analogy regarding Google's OnHub. Good design is all about making parts of our lives easier -- even enjoyable. Nowhere needs that more desperately than areas like routers and thermostats.
I love the idea of companies applying good design to boring products that are awful to use. I hope we see more and more of that over time.
I just realized something about this novel that I’m supposedly writing. I need an outline. This evening, I went to the Word bookstore in Brooklyn to hear N.K. Jemisin read from her latest novel The Fifth Season, the first book of her new Broken Earth…
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Barbara Krasnoff divides her time between writing short speculative fiction and acting as Sr. Reviews Editor for Computerworld. In the latter position, she assigns, edits and produces online product reviews; she also blogs and occasionally writes a review herself.
Barbara is a member of the NYC writers group Tabula Rasa, and her short fiction has appeared in a variety of publications, including Crossed Genres, Space & Time Magazine, Electric Velocipede, Apex Magazine, Doorways, Sybil's Garage, Behind the Wainscot, Escape Velocity, Weird Tales, Descant, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Amazing Stories, and the anthologies Crossed Genres Year Two, Descended From Darkness: Apex Magazine Vol. I , Clockwork Phoenix 2 and 4, Broken Time Blues: Fantastic Tales in the Roaring '20s, Such A Pretty Face: Tales of Power & Abundance, Subversion: Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm and Memories and Visions: Women's Fantasy and Science Fiction .
Recent stories include "Topfuntersetzer" in Perihelion and "The Waterbug" in Triptych Tales. Barbara is also the author of a non-fiction book for young adults, Robots: Reel to Real (Arco Publishing, 1982).
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