During this weeka new launch of the augmented reality glasses originally called Google Glass. Announced for the first time in April 2012, after a test phase they seemed to be one of the biggest flops in the field of technology. The new version, however, is called the Glass Enterprise Edition, in fact it’s a business product that can be useful in environments where information is sought while your hands are busy without interrupting your work can be a big help.
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The novel “The Croning” by Laird Barron was published for the first time in 2012.
Don Miller is a geologist who sometimes travels to various countries along with his wife, anthropologist Michelle Mock. During one of these trips, Don has reason to believe that Michelle ha disappeared but trying to find her almost gets killed. He survives but remembers very little of his ordeal.
Don and Michelle’s life seems overall normal and yet some events are weird to say the least. In his old age, Don tries to put together the pieces of a strange puzzle but meddling with certain things can be dangerous and death is only one of the possible consequences but not necessarily the worst.
An article published in the journal “Canadian Journal of Earth Science” describes the identification of a new species of bird-like dinosaur. Called Albertavenator Curriei, it belongs to the troodontid family and lived in today’s Alberta, Canada, about 71 million years ago. The name of the species was chosen by the Royal Ontario Museum and the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum’s scientists after the famous Canadian paleontologist Philip J. Currie.
The novel “The Long Earth” by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter was published for the first time in 2012. It’s the first book of The Long Earth series.
When the instructions to build a Stepper, a device that allows to move to a parallel universe, are made public on the Internet, a new frontier opens up for humanity. Anyone can do it and there seem to be infinite parallel universes where the Earth is similar but with some differences, hence the expression “Long Earth” and in none of them human beings evolved.
When human being move to a parallel universe they feel nausea but Joshua Valienté is an exception. He gets hired to participate in a an expedition to explore the Long Earth along with a truly unique companion, Lobsang, an artificial intelligence who claims to be the reincarnation of a human being.
The BBC broadcast a promo announcing that Jodie Whittaker will play the Thirteenth Doctor. The actress succeeds Peter Capaldi and will officially take his place at driving the Tardis in the special episode that will be broadcast on Christmas Day 2017.