Augusta Tek

Steady As She Goes

Steady As She Goes

Time for a survey. Please raise your hand of you are able to hold your iPhone completely steady while recording video. Okay — For the three of you who raised your hand and claim to take perfect hand-held videography from a smartphone, you have a freakish talent. It’s now your responsibility to figure out how […]

Technology Can’t Solve This

Technology Can’t Solve This

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been working on a concept for a science fiction story. It’s set in the standard sci-fi universe. You know, the typical long-time-ago-in-a-galaxy-far-far-away kind of place. The story is coming together well, but I’m not sure how to resolve all the conflicts. This column seems like a great place […]

Appointment TV Is Dead (Sometime in the Future)

Appointment TV Is Dead (Sometime in the Future)

It’s always humorous when you read the crazy, archaic headlines written long ago. I mean, today they seem completely unintelligible. But at the time, you know that the writers believed the story to be some sort of grand revelation. Did they really think they were going to save the world or something? For example, last […]