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Swancon 2013

Small or big, any con with four guests of honour ends up with lots of interesting programming items. But small ones, like Swancon, have the advantage: very few scheduling conflicts! I will not have to choose between Charlie Stross, John Birmingham, Gail Simone and Lucy Sussex. My own presentation, "European SF literature and EuroFandom", is… Continue reading Swancon 2013

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Amanda Palmer’s “The Art of Asking” at TED

Being a freak in real life myself and having a very annoying talent in *not* getting paid for the work I do, this speech really shook me up. Not only because recently - again! - I did some work that ended up being unpaid (living in Croatia sucks!) but also because the nature of my… Continue reading Amanda Palmer’s “The Art of Asking” at TED