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Michael LaTorra
Works at New Mexico State University
Attended New College, FL
Lives in New Mexico
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Dungeons & Dragons & Philosophers.
And that was the day that Utilitarians, Objectivists, Communists, and Egoists all united as one: to kill Nietzsche. And also they told him that their group was really hardcore and didn't allow re-rolling characters, so once you died you had to wait outside and not talk. Didn't get the joke?
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Enjoyed having lunch and discussing a tiny fraction of the universe of subjects that David Brin can discuss with erudition and discernment.
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Robots, the new class?
 
Protesters against robots at the SXSW conference.... Wait, these are scenes from my new graphic novel, the Silver Cord !

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1940689015/silvercord-20 
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Gladitorial combat against tooth decay
 
This is a cool advertisement for toothpaste, the Roman Colosseum sculpted in a tooth.

Artwork by Thai company Illusion.
http://www.illusion.co.th/www.illusion.co.th/Portfolio/Pages/CGI.html#1
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Brilliant in concept and execution.  Including catacombs ?
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"What is the existential meaning of 'gluten free'?"
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Making phone calls inside Google Hangouts is easier now.
 
Faster phone calls in Google Hangouts

Calling from desktop just got better. We're excited to announce: 

* Faster call connections right inside of Gmail and Inbox
* Quicker call answering for incoming Google Voice calls

Start a phone call by clicking the phone tab in Gmail, or by searching for a phone number in Hangouts. You can also try this in the Hangouts Chrome App: http://goo.gl/FujGNb

Look for these updates as we roll them out over the next few days!

#hangouts  
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My favorite director. This examination looks at how Kurosawa constructs his scenes. Unlike most directors, Kurosawa also edited his films himself. It shows.
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My 2014 in pictures, according to the whimsical algorithms of Google
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Ready torun the X test?
 
Told you. We live in a computer simulation.
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"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, won't go away."
~ Philip K. Dick
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That was the year that was: 2014!
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Assoc. Professor of English
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  • New Mexico State University
    Asst. Professor of English, present
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New Mexico
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New York - California - Florida
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Zen Transhumanist
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Devotee of Adi Da Samraj, Transhumanist, Zen Buddhist, teacher, author.

Awakening is the most important thing.

Bragging rights
I bought Scotty of STAR TREK (actor James Doohan) a drink!
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  • New College, FL
  • New Mexico State University
  • Stony Brook University, NY
  • Antioch College, OH
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