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Month: December 2019

A Star Wars Story

A Star Wars Story

When I saw reviews of The Rise of Skywalker saying that it had “walked back” much of what made The Last Jedi so interesting, my sudden protectiveness of that film surprised me. Why I was I so loyal to it? It was a big corporate franchise picture; it didn’t need my help. And then, I remembered what the film had given me. I’m in a much better place now than I was when I first saw the film, which is…

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In which I talk to Gizmodo about smart glasses

In which I talk to Gizmodo about smart glasses

This summer, the nice folks at Gizmodo asked if they could stop by my place to film me talking about smart glasses. I explained (at length) that my office is too small to accomodate a film crew, and that our home itself is naturally very dark, but they were undaunted and agreed to film me in the living room. This was very much appreciated — I’ve done talking-head gigs in the past, and they always involve flying somewhere. It was…

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