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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Unintended Consequences

ה', 03/23/2017 - 16:58


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Four-hundred years from now, I will be hailed as a prophet.

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Hey geeks! London tickets are pretty close to sold out, but we moved over some of our reserved spots. So, there's still a little availability!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Important Moments in Philosophy

ד', 03/22/2017 - 16:41


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The nice thing about Nietzsche is you don't have to write his dialog for him.

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We're just about sold out of London BAHFest tickets. Today is the last day I can guarantee any type of ticket, so please buy soon if you're planning to go!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Joke

ג', 03/21/2017 - 16:53


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See, I can still do miserable single panel comics!

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We're almost sold out! Just a few days left to buy, if we don't sell out by tomorrow. See you soon, geeks of London!

Bahfest London

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - The Cucumber Challenge

ב', 03/20/2017 - 16:14


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Ten points to any teacher who promises never to do this.

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3/4 of all BAHFest London tickets are gone! Today we'll achieve 5/6, then after that 6/7, until we asymptotically approach a sold out show.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Brainstorm

א', 03/19/2017 - 16:56


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It was remarkably hard to think of things that *no* wants to hear in bed.

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Hey London nerds! We've got just about 60 student tickets left for BAHFest London, and then they're all gone!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Proposal

ש', 03/18/2017 - 14:49


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The other problem is that Bob would be vaporized, but he's not that interesting anyway.

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Yes indeed! And I will be at both shows, signing books and monocles.

Click here for London.

Click here for MIT.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Proposal

ש', 03/18/2017 - 14:49


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The other problem is that Bob would be vaporized, but he's not that interesting anyway.

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Yes indeed! And I will be at both shows, signing books and monocles.

Click here for London.

Click here for MIT.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Efficient Sorting

ו', 03/17/2017 - 16:16


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Also, any list can be immediately sorted by just pretty much being fine with it the way it is.

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Make a Wish

ה', 03/16/2017 - 16:59


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Twist: The extra pant leg is filled with GOLD!

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Today's News:

Hey! It looks like Amazon dropped the price of our new book, Soonish, by 40%. So, if you've been on the fence due to price, you might want to check it out.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Free Will

ד', 03/15/2017 - 17:41


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You should subscribe to this theory of free will, since unlike me you have a choice.

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60% of BAHFest London tickets are gone, and the non-student tickets are selling especially fast! Buy whilst they are available!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Biology

ג', 03/14/2017 - 18:10


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Nah, just kidding, biologists sit in offices filling out grant applications and surveys.

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BAHFest London is almost upon us!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - This Reality

ב', 03/13/2017 - 16:58


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When she wakes up she says 'I just had the most WONDERFUL dream!'

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Broken

א', 03/12/2017 - 16:53


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He made the lattes perfectly. It was the only way he could say 'I love you.'

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - A Dog Person

ש', 03/11/2017 - 17:55


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Maybe this is what they're thinking when they wag their tails.

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Hey geeks of London! Only 100 student tickets remain! Get'em while they're gettable!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Science Idea

ו', 03/10/2017 - 17:34


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We can achieve a Christmas aversion by introducing fruit cake and low quality peppermint into the reward.

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Tickets are selling fast! Get'em while they're extant for the dorkiest show in London!

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Capacity

ה', 03/09/2017 - 18:14


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Please dear GOD let there be nothing wrong.

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We've sold half the tickets for BAHFest London! BUT, there's still time to come see me, Simon Singh, Helen Keen, and more turbogeeks on March 25, up at Imperial.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Sad Truths: Mythical Creature Edition

ד', 03/08/2017 - 18:12


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Also, Griffins talk at the movies.

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Thanks again everyone! The book has been selling great! If you're still on the fence, Amazon dropped the price a little this morning!

If you want more info from an utterly biased source, the luscious Phil Plait wrote an article about Soonish.

Lastly, we can now announce that the book is on sale on Amazon UK!

 

Thanks again, everyone. This is a dream come true for us.

 

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Accurate URLs

ג', 03/07/2017 - 17:59


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Bias-confirmation.com really helps boost my spirits.

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Thank you so much everyone for your support of Soonish! Thanks to you, we hit #1 in Technology on Amazon, and #3 on all of books. Please help us keep the momentum going!

So you know, we'll be running a mildly annoying ad just to make sure everyone's aware of the book. It's really important to us that this book does well during the preorder phase (for reasons outlined in yesterday's blog), so we're being a bit more annoying than usual, I'm afraid. By way of penance, please note that in the lower right corner of the ad, there's a store discount code, which we'll be running as long as we do these ads.

For those who have asked, we haven't yet updated the Space Elevator because we don't have any sales numbers in yet. Hopefully we'll get some today or tomorrow and be able to reveal more nifties!

 

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Soonish

ב', 03/06/2017 - 18:01


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The weird thing is we untied Phil two weeks ago, but he refuses to leave.

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The above comic is a direct link to sales, but we also have a website for the book here. Please check it out!

Now then:

Thank you everyone. THANK YOU! For real, I mean it, thank you for giving me the last 10 years to do comics full time. In some ways, this feels like the culmination of an adventure that started back in 2006 when I decided to start work on a degree in science.

For the last two years or so, Kelly and I have spent every spare moment sneaking in time to read articles, journals, and textbooks for this book. In retrospect, this was a little crazy, given that we both had full time jobs, and were raising a small kid while creating an even smaller kids! Thanks to getting very little sleep and a LOT of help from our parents, we managed to get it done.

Think of this book as a sort of optimistic skeptic’s guide to a bunch of technologies that might be important in the next century or so. We picked emergent technologies we were interested in, which we also thought were not really covered well in media. Then, we dove in, trying to learn as much as we could, reading lots of technical papers and books, and interviewing experts in these new fields.

The result is a book that, we hope, gives you a full picture of these ideas, so that you’ll know what news to be excited about and what news is missing the point. This is *not* a book offering a philosophy of the future or a prediction of life in the year 2050. It’s really just a Mary Roach style investigation of a bunch of neat stuff. Think of us as people who are really interested in the future, but who approach it with a deeply skeptical lens.

If you go to the Soonish website, you’ll note that we’re offering a bunch of pre-order incentives - signed bookplates, bonus comics, etc. It’s important to me that we’re as transparent as possible about how we run things, so here’s why we’re structuring the launch this way:

Having healthy preorders is really beneficial for us, especially as people who are new to writing pop science. Because we’re new, no knows how popular the book will be, so bookstores and other sellers don’t know what to buy from us. Having good preorder sales means that sales representatives have a clear picture of our audience size, and it makes it easier for us to publicize the eventual proper release. 

More importantly - for the purposes of the various “bestseller lists” all preorders count as if they happened during the first week. So, having a big backlog of preorders helps our chances of getting on these lists, and then getting the media coverage that comes with it.

So, for this project more than others, it’d mean a lot to us if you’d consider buying a copy. And, if you plan to buy a copy, it’d really help us if you bought via preorder. And, if you wanna be especially nice to us, buying on day one is probably best, because it helps us run up numbers on the various online seller sites.

I usually try not to get into this inside baseball stuff, because it feels vaguely sordid to tell you about our marketing strategy, but I figure it’s best to be straight with y’all about our hopes and plans.

Also, we *are* providing a lot of incentives for early buyers! On the book page, you’ll see the Space Elevator tab. You *only* get these if you buy through the preorder. So, see, there are some benefits to participating in the preorder now.

Thanks again, everyone. Thanks to all of you, I have this fantasy career of reading and writing most of the time. I’m doing my best to earn this job every day.

 

With gratitude,

Zach 

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Requiem for a Dil

ב', 03/06/2017 - 17:55


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It haunts me too. It haunts me too.

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It's coming in FIVE MINUTES