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  • The folks who created the amazing security camera screen saver (now available for Windows), are working on a real-life version of the "superplonk" reality filtering system that author Charles Stross introduced in his terrific novel, Accelerando.

    Boing Boing 2008

  • One experiment in my ongoing surveillance series simulates superplonk with images of network cameras.

    Boing Boing 2008

  • "You _do_ know that you can do more with superplonk than just killfile annoying idiots?" she whispers in his ear.

    Asimov's Science Fiction 2004


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  • Boing Boing: 'In Accelerando Charles Stross writes about a lot of interesting concepts we are just starting to work on... My favorite feature is "superplonk." It remixes the environment and filters annoying persons, objects and sounds. That’s an augmented reality version of what I practice today with special earplugs. But soon that should be possible with modified hearing devices and slim head-mounted displays.'

    February 23, 2008