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Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland: Wzlot i upadek D.O.D.O.

Pod Kamieniem

Przysłowie głosi, że po okładce książki się nie ocenia - ale kto nigdy tego nie zrobił? Tym razem Wzlot i upadek D.O.D.O. ubrane w czarno-białą okładkę. http://podkamieniem.com Muzyka w intro i outro: Daily Beetle by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3579-daily-beetle License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license


5 May 2021

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Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson (1992) with Nate

Unknown Reasons

Memes. Are they propaganda or something worse? Nate and i talk about another Stephenson book as a way of avoiding finishing Anathem. Nate read Snow Crash years ago; I read it for the first time this month. We talk about language, rationality, and the internet.Lisa Swanstrom - "Capsules and Nodes and Ruptures and Flows: Circulating Subjectivity in Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash: [https://www.jstor.org/stable/40649585] Michel Foucault and Noam Chomsky Debate Human Nature & Power on Dutch TV (1971) [https://www.openculture.com/2019/06/michel-foucault-and-noam-chomsky-debate-human-nature-power-on-dutch-tv-1971.html]Follow me on Instagram at @unknownreasonspodEmail - unknownreasonspodcast@gmail.comMusic is "Signal to Noise" by Scott Buckley [https://www.free-stock-music.com/scott-buckley-signal-to-noise.html] 


25 Apr 2021

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March Book Club: Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash

Nerds of the Old Republic: The Drinking Man's Book Club

Get the door, the pizza Deliverator's here! Join us this week as we discuss Japanese whiskey (very good) and Neal Stephenson's 1990's cyberpunk hit Snow Crash. Listen in to find out who doesn't like whiskey in our group, and who wasn't as hot on the book as the rest of us.  Want to join in on our next conversation? Listen to the end to find what our next book recommendation is, then chat with us about it on our socials before the next episode. Twitter Facebook Instagram

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18 Mar 2021

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Reading Next: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Nerds of the Old Republic: The Drinking Man's Book Club

Get ready for episode 2: Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash. Grab a copy of the book, grab some Japanese whiskey and get ready to talk metaverse, pooning moving vehicles, Uncle Enzo's mafia pizza company and all things cyberpunk.  Next full episode coming out March 18th! 

4 Mar 2021

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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland

Calvert Library's Book Bites for Adults

Enjoy our presentation of The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. written by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland and published by HarperCollins.  A shadowy government agency recruits linguist Melisande Stokes to help discover the reason magic left the world. Partnered with a military intelligence officer, she must travel back in time and alter events so that the Department of Diachronic Operations can preserve and protect magic.The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. was named one of School Library Journal's Adult Books 4 Teens in 2017.Please be advised, The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. contains depictions or discussions of death, graphic violence and sexism.This title is available as an ebook on Libby and an ebook and audiobook on Hoopla. Libby ebook: http://bit.ly/RiseandFallofDODOHoopla ebook:  https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12457720Hoopla audiobook: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11876849Please visit www.calvertlibrary.info for more information.Music:  Beach Bum Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


24 Feb 2021

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012 Seveneves by Neal Stephenson - Is the human race worth saving?

Exploring Tomorrow: Meaningful Science Fiction and Life's Big Questions

In one of the most epic sci-fi novels I've come across, Neal Stephenson takes on the long-term survival of the species after a freak event destroys the moon and dooms the planet to an eventual catastrophic rain of fire from the sky that will render the Earth unhabitable for thousands of years. At the core of this type of science fiction are questions about the nature of the human race and if we are really even worth of our survival. But more than just an interesting thought experiment, Seveneves is a harrowing saga of survival, heart, determination, ingenuity, and empathy. But why is such a story so important in this moment? Let's discuss! Keep up with my latest fiction here: https://www.doxanousmedia.com/bookstore?Collection=Sci-Fi--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mikeljwisler/support


2 Feb 2021

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Ep. 12: Zodiac by Neal Stephenson

Atoz: A Speculative Fiction Book Club Podcast

A hardboiled chemical detective and everything you ever wanted to know about sewer systems. Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the show and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by become a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Podcast. Love Neil Gaiman? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dream King: A Neil Gaiman Podcast. Lovecraft? Poe? Check out Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Trekker? Join us on Lower Decks: A Star Trek Podcast. Want to know more about the Middle Ages? Subscribe to Agnus: The Late Antique, Medieval, and Byzantine Podcast.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


28 Jan 2021

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Anathem by Neal Stephenson (2008) with guest Nate

Unknown Reasons

My guest Nate is a friend and colleague from grad school. We discuss first part of Anathem.  We give an overview of the book and explain somethings that come up in part 1 which leads us to talking about Platonism, parallel worlds, and academia. Follow me on Instagram at @unknownreasonspodMusic is "Signal to Noise" by Scott Buckley [https://www.free-stock-music.com/scott-buckley-signal-to-noise.html] 


12 Dec 2020

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Neal Stephenson

The Shiproom: The Podcast

In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad are still trying to understand the series of events which led to sci-fi icon and best-selling author Neal Stephenson showing up for an episode of The Shiproom (which he really actually did).  Brad and Mr. Stephenson also discuss his new book “Fall; or, Dodge in Hell,” and what technology he expects to have the biggest impact on the future.Explore more The Shiproom podcasts.Watch the web series.Learn more about Microsoft 365 and Endpoint Manager.


29 May 2020

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"Posłowie". Stephen King i Neal Stephenson


Bohaterami audycji były dwie książki: Stephena Kinga "Jest krew", w której bohaterka musi stawić czoło swoim lękom i być może kolejnemu outsiderowi - tym razem w pojedynkę oraz Neala Stephensona "Śnieżyca", która łączy lingwistykę, religię, informatykę, politykę, filozofię, kryptografię i problem dostawy pizzy do domu w przykuwającą uwagę przygodową opowieść.


20 May 2020