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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: Jill Kwan
Ngo Cong An is also known as Andy Ngo. He’s 16 years old, chunky, and wears his hair in a buzz cut. He sits in a traditional Vietnamese home – wooden, built on stilts, with a thatched roof – and … Continue reading
Outside Jill Kwan’s home – which is about the size of a cottage or a bus, little larger than the lounge you were just in – you are talking to some young people on semi-self-propelled Gu bicycles. They have some … 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