Past Penguicon Guest of Honor Ada Palmer has finished writing "Perhaps The Stars"! This is the fourth and final novel in the "Terra Ignota" series which began with "Too Like The Lighting", for which she won an Astounding* Award for Best New Science Fiction Author.

* (formerly named the John W Campbell award)

************** I AM SO EXCITED FOR THIS **************

One year ago today, I played my "Overworld" with Amy and Kevin, and we were photobombed by Dana.

A new painterly rendering of the Penguicon.social cartoon mascot, by @scoots

i3Detroit cleared its $50,000 fundraising goal! Because we cleared $50K, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation will give us an additional $50K! We can fit out our doubled floor space with a fire surpressant system, a firewall, and other upgrades.

Penguicon.social is now running Mastodon v3.0.0 release candidate 2. Now with trending hashtags!

This music camp offered glasses, with which one could see a psychedelic 3D effect in the glowing string art, which was festooned on this tower.

@skennedy got this portrait of himself which an artist created out of a log with a chainsaw.

The artist was dismantling her exhibit, called The Witch's Garden, and said that my parade puppet could take one of her jack-o'-lanterns.

This laser light show sculpture was exhibited at the campsite of the Canadian contingent.

I drew this henna tattoo as the r-pentomeno from Conway's Game of Life.

Yesterday I finished threading my parade puppet with electroluminescent wire.

My parade puppet is almost done. Here's a PVC pipe that I mounted to a lumbar belt to serve as the harness.

@sashakovich This is how well my thumbnail has held up since you applied it on Friday. I have no idea how long something like this is supposed to last.

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A way to access the Fediverse, for attendees of Penguicon, an annual convention of science fiction, open source software, and all geeky interests, in Southfield, Michigan, USA. Convention info: https://penguicon.org