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Books

+ - Math and the Fantastic: A Survey->

URADingus2 writes: Science fiction deals with speculative science, and given how closely related math and science are, it's no surprise that some science fiction involves creative uses of math. Fantasy Matters is running an article about this relationship and highlights some of the interesting and often goofy ways math is represented in sci-fi books.
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Role Playing (Games)

+ - Looking Back: The Witcher->

An anonymous reader writes: Fantasy Matters just published a retrospective look at the original game in The Witcher series. Released in 2007, this book-to-game conversion has built up a strong following. The latest installment, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, was released this past month.
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Cellphones

+ - OpenMoko Freerunner sold out

URADingus2 writes: Just 10 days after being made available, the OpenMoko Freerunner is now sold out. The OpenMoko site indicates that more may be available on July 25th, but they appear to have made a good impression on the masses. Hopefully this bodes well for further Freerunner updates, and other open-source cellphone/pda options.

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