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Gu is a science fiction novel in more or less the style of Charles Stross.
Gu - the Protean substance, the last industrial product, the stuff that can be anything, can morph into any shape. Susan Halwaz, the famous maker of digital-experience documentaries, is tracing the human story of the development of Gu. You experience this story through her eyes and the eyes of the people she interviews.
Category Archives: Allan Scott
Professor Allan Scott is dressed in a girl’s school uniform, a blonde wig, and robes, and reading a volume entitled Hogwarts: A History. He puts it down and smiles at us welcomingly through his now rather incongruous white beard. “Yupe,” … Continue reading
Allan Scott is back, dressed this time as Elminster from the Forgotten Realms novels – as a helpful metadata tag informs you. “Nerdreference. That’s the technical term for what’s going on with a lot of Gu-related names,” he says. “Think … Continue reading
Back to Professor Scott, who is now dressed as Terry Pratchett’s Rincewind. “Guristas, yes, a beautiful portmanteau word,” he says, having evidently watched the previous scene. “And let’s observe the terms that are used for different kinds of travelers. There … Continue reading