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Finnish Steampunk – Interview with Magdalena Hai

| 31. Januar 2013

Today, I am honoured to welcome Magdalena Hai from Finland as my interview guest. As I have mentioned here, when I featured the first Finnish Steampunk Anthology, Magdalena, who contributed to the anthology, had already agreed to an interview back then. The fact it took so long was all due to delays on my side. […]

Minutes on the Edge: Quantum Biology

| 30. Januar 2013

Today marks the first episode of the mad science mini-podcast of the Traveler’s Steampunk Blog: Minutes on the Edge. This podcast will bring you short news from the cutting edge of science (but not the fringe) whenever I discover something I find intriguing. Today’s episode is about quantum biology, please enjoy! Further reading: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/02/08/1012293108.abstract http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150046 […]

Support An Honest Liar – The Amazing Randi Story

| 28. Januar 2013

As a skeptic Steampunk, it would be wrong of me not to point your attention to this Kickstarter project. Please consider a donation: More about James Randi can be found out at his own site, the James Randi Educational Foundation.

I love loot!

| 25. Januar 2013

Some more loot to review! I wish this blog was my fulltime job… And this is the new edition of the very first Steampunk novel I ever read.

Review – Mundus Cerialis (Space: 1889 & Beyond)

| 23. Januar 2013

The second series of Space: 1889 & Beyond continues with instalment two, Mundus Cerialis, and I have to say, it is disappointingly short. It was really good I had a lot of other things to do because otherwise I would have been through in about a day and a bit. The shortness is the only […]

May I point Your attention to: Steampunk India

| 21. Januar 2013

It is with great pleasure I present to you yet another site in the growing family of Steampunk-themed ætherweb abodes: Steampunk India I very strongly suggest you go and pay the site a visit. It is still brand new, it went online yesterday, actually, but it promises a very different view on the whole thing […]

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast 12: Atompunk and Cyberpunk

| 20. Januar 2013

Today’s podcast is all about Atompunk and Cyberpunk, the two genres following Dieselpunk in time. Atompunk is a relatively new and obscure offshoot of Cyberpunk and Cyberpunk is by now deeply enmeshed with reality. The Internet and the omnipresence of computers, combined with augmented reality have turned many visions of cyberpunk into reality. Cyberpunk is […]

IBM Steampunk Info Graphic

| 17. Januar 2013

The following info graphic is provided courtesy of IBM. It was released under a CC licence, specifically this one, on Flickr, by  the IBM Media account.

Steampunk is REALLY going mainstream in 2013, says IBM

| 17. Januar 2013

After already sharing a link concerning the matter on Facebook two days ago, I did a little more reading up and of course went to the official-press release, which can be found here: IBM Social Sentiment Index Predicts New Retail A brief excerpt: ARMONK, N.Y. – 14 Jan 2013: National Retail Federation Convention – Based […]

DIRIGIBLE DAYS EP 5 – What Has Sunk May Rise

| 15. Januar 2013

Alas, the final episode of the first season of Dirigible Days. Let us pray to Great Cthulhu there will be more to come: