Nuit Blanche from Spy Films on Vimeo.
This isn’t the first time that SciFi has been used as the basis for prior art in a patent suit. But this one overlooks so much it’s embarrassing.
“I’ve always liked the idea of a special Hugo to be awarded (by force, perhaps) to literary authors who write books dripping with themes filleted from mainstream SF and then deny that it’s science fiction ‘because it’s not about robots and spaceships’.”
— Terry Pratchett
I’ve become obsessive over writers’ spaces, those places where authors throw wide the doors of their imagination, spread the contents of their minds out over note cards, handwritten pages, yellowed photos and found objects pinned to the walls…