August 6th, 2004

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Someone has invented mediatronic paper, a la The Diamond Age.

And the bigger it is, the cheaper it is per unit area, which is exactly opposite the economics of current displays. This is scary huge. Imagine disposing of your computer monitor and your teevee display, and replacing it with *wallpaper*.
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Everyone else is saying it, but I have to say it as well.

Welcome back, sky textured with slowly boiling clouds, not searing blue and blinding yellow-white. Welcome back, cooling mist, not humidity. Welcome back, night rains and afternoon sprinkle.

Seattle is Seattle, again.