This has been a long time coming. I’ve been working on a new website for the past mont, and it is nowhere near done yet. The idea for this project has been percolating for the past few years. There are free stories, tutorials, and paper models. At this point, I think it is time for … More New Website!
This has been a long time coming. I’ve been working on a new website for the past three weeks, and it is nowhere near done yet. The idea for this project has been percolating for the past few years. There are free stories, tutorials, and paper models. Some of the initial content paper model content … More BETA test of a NEW website!
Starting tonight and for the next couple of weeks, I’m going to be posting a free short horror story. Stay tuned next Saturday night for another Halloween tale. As usual, comments, critiques and thrown tomatoes are welcome. http://masteranthonystevens.com/2012/10/06/free-read-statuary/
I just posted a rather long bit on spacecraft design for my new novel. A little side-trip in the development process is drawing my version of a Colonial Landing craft. You can see a more complete description of the process and my drawing here: http://masteranthonystevens.com/2012/09/22/a-peek-into-a-novel/
This video clip is about an hour long. If you really want to improve your photographic skills, then it is worth watching.
Okay. I’ve bit the bullet and have purchased a new Blue Yeti microphone from Guitar Center. That, and the Open Source program Audacity, are going to help me turn some of my stories into audiobooks. Over the next few weeks, I’ll share some of the trails and tribulations of this effort. Feel free in asking … More AudioBook
A bit of geek news on Slashdot this past week provided me with a small case of future shock and reminded me of a story I read many years ago. Here’s the news link: http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/06/08/1815251/mits-self-assembling-3d-nanostructures-the-future-of-computer-chips Back in 1975, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle wrote a classic hard science fiction novel called “The Mote in God’s … More Biological Integrated Circuits?
My wife has received more than a few requests for her Banana Cake Recipe. So, with her permission, I’m sharing it here. Enjoy! Brenda’s Banana Cake Ingredients 3 Cups flours 2 Cups sugar 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Package banana pudding 1.5 Cups skinned bananas (about 3) 0.5 … More Brenda’s Banana Cake
We just got back from a family reunion down near Birmingham, Alabama. While there, naturally I took a boatload of pictures. This first link is to the general ‘pretty’ pictures from the more than 680 shots. http://mentilucent.net/AlabamaPretty/AlabamaPretty.html This next link will be of interest to industrial archaeologists and others who enjoy heavy industry. http://mentilucent.net/SlossMill/SlossMill.html
A news release from the Large Hadron Collider, near Geneva, Switzerland, tells of a possible explanation for the lack of antimatter in our universe. Part of the article mentions a new type of quark, called LHC-Beauty. If I recall my elementary physics, that means we now list seven types of quarks. They are, Top, Bottom, … More New Type of Quark!