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  Bridge trilogy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bridge trilogy incorporates elements of William Gibson's recurring exploration of the intersection of technology, traumatic change, and cyborg self perceptions.
Two representative examples of the new technology are the nanotechnology-based tunnel that replaces the bridge and the ad-hoc community built on the damaged bridge.
The ad-hoc bridge community is a cyborg since it takes essential structural elements from both the bridge and the people living on the bridge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridge_trilogy   (614 words)

 All Tomorrow's Parties (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All Tomorrow's Parties is the third book in William Ford Gibson's "Bridge trilogy".
The San Francisco Bridge, the overarching setting of the trilogy, functions here as the narrative 'bridge' between these three stories and it is on the (literal) bridge that these individual stories eventually collide.
She escapes to San Francisco's bridge community which was her former home, to find refuge and revisit her past.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/All_Tomorrow's_Parties_(novel)   (743 words)

 Golden Gate Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Bridge is 1.22 miles (1970 m) long, the distance between the towers ("main span") is 4200 ft (1280 m), and their height is 746 feet (230 m) above the water.
The Bridge was the brainchild of Joseph Strauss, an engineer responsible for over 400 drawbridges, though they were far smaller than this project and mostly inland.
The center span was the longest among suspension bridges until 1964 when the Verrazano Narrows Bridge was erected between the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
golden-gate-bridge.area51.ipupdater.com   (1596 words)

 Definition of Bridge trilogy
William Gibson's Bridge trilogy is his second trilogy, after the succesful Sprawl trilogy.
The Bridge trilogy, like the Sprawl trilogy, takes place in a dystopian future, although the world presented there is less advanced.
The books deal with the race to control the beginnings of cyberspace technology, and unlike the Sprawl trilogy are set on the USA's West coast, in a post-earthquake California.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Bridge_trilogy   (168 words)

 Vermont's Covered Bridges, Vermont, Tours, History, Trusses
The second twin bridge of the pair was destroyed as a result of the flood.
The Bennington Bridge Trilogy #4 highlights the three plank-lattice truss covered bridges in Bennington, Vermont, along with Mt. Anthony and of course the Walloomsac River.
This bridge was one of the old landmarks of the town and its removal will greatly change the appearance of the village as well as do away with a dangerous spot for autos.
www.vermontbridges.com /bridger.summer03.htm   (5086 words)

 DMS - West Coast Series™ Trilogy™
Trilogy™ is a revolutionary design in acoustic amplification systems.
Two types are popular—a stick-on style, which may be placed at different locations on the guitar top, and an under-the-bridge-saddle pickup, installed under the bridge saddle.
Furthermore, for superior tone, a condenser mic must be used and driven by a battery-powered preamp.
www.deanmarkley.com /Pickups/TrilogyMore.shtml   (506 words)

 Bridge to Change
The three novels, Merlin's Parole, The Bridge and Eternity use storytelling to present a worldview, theory and analysis.
In Merlin’s Parole a dreamer recounts one individual's intellectual and experiential journey through the anti-war activism of the Sixties; the counter-cultural movement that found expression at Woodstock; and a kind of one-person demonstration — walking across the United States.
The Bridge continues the narrative through three more transcontinental walks, interspersed with cartoon-like dream sequences that explain how language and other cultural systems impede our efforts to change the world.
www.bridgetochange.com   (337 words)

 Welcome to Bridge Consulting | The change consultancy
What we are known for is changing companies by releasing the energy, courage and creativity of their people.
Bridge’s new book is a witty commentary on every person’s experience of working life and its implications for the running of our organisations.
They are effective at a board level, especially through their capacity to interweave business strategy with leadership effectiveness...
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 ERBzine 1483: Only the Strong Survive I
Bridge and the Kid having joined together at the fork in the road, one is reminded of Yogi Berra's quip: When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Thus Bridge who has lived among the hoboes has never partaken of their crimes so there is no reason for society to reject him especially as he is the son of a multi-millionaire.
Bridge is now on the run with three women and a bear and he hasn't done anything wrong to get into such hot water.
www.erbzine.com /mag14/1483.html   (12495 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: William Gibson (novelist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Sprawl trilogy, of which Count Zero is the second part Count Zero (ISBN 0441117732) is a science fiction novel written by William Gibson, originally published in 1986.
William Gibsons Bridge trilogy, sometimes called the San Francisco trilogy, is his second trilogy, after the successful Sprawl trilogy.
All Tomorrows Parties can refer to: [[All Tomorrows POOOOOOP Tomorrows Parties]], a novel in the Bridge trilogy by William Gibson All Tomorrows Parties, an alternative music festival which takes place at Camber Sands, near Rye in East Sussex in the United Kingdom and Los Angeles in...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/William-Gibson-(novelist)   (2999 words)

 Dean Markley West Coast Series Pickups, Trilogy Acoustic Guitar - The Music MOTEL
The Trilogy™ is one of the world’s most advanced acoustical reproduction pickup systems ever.
The Trilogy™'s discrete Class A preamp includes a volume control for each pickup, along with a master volume control, allowing total control over all pickups, right from the guitar.
Install Trilogy's under-the-bridge-saddle piezo pickup, the Gold-Plated end-pin jack, and the Trilogy™ magnetic pickup in the sound hole.Then put the battery holder and battery inside the guitar, connect the mini-jacks, and you're ready to go.
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 Natalie Portman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the late 1990s, she was cast as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
She placed a priority on her education and pursued tertiary studies at Harvard University even though it had potential to conflict with her acting career.
Portman, still only 14 years old and having never seen the original three Star Wars films, was speculative at first about the commitment she was making and what impact it would have on her life, as the role would ultimately see her participate in three films over the course of a decade.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natalie_Portman   (2962 words)

 Rolling Stone : Billy Joel: The Bridge : Music Reviews
On The Bridge, his first LP of new material in three years, Billy Joel gracefully rounds off the latest – and richest – phase of his tempestuous career.
The album essentially forms a trilogy with 1982's outward-looking The Nylon Curtain and 1983's backward-looking An Innocent Man, offering a modest yet moving portrait of a mature man battling the urban strains of the Eighties in search of both a separate peace and a sense of connection.
It's tempting to read the new-found comfort Joel displays on The Bridge in personal terms – this is, after all, his first album since his marriage to Christie Brinkley and the birth of their child.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/billyjoel/albums/album/122204/review/5943383   (649 words)

 Ivo Andric
Through the metaphor of the bridge, the embodiment of human toil, Andric urged his readers to try to overcome their differences and live in harmony.
Andric structured the novel as a series of vignettes, each one presenting some aspect of life in the town from the time of the bridge's construction to its partial destruction at the outbreak of World War I. The author's personal history also is closely associated with the bridge connecting East and West.
NA DRINI CUPRIJA, 1945 - The Bridge on the Drina - Drina-joen silta, suom.
kirjasto.sci.fi /andric.htm   (1118 words)

 Locations - Trilogy Health Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The quality of life is demonstrated by Seymour's "small town" atmosphere that includes beautiful parks and open spaces, attractive landscaping and arterial streets, a low crime rate, quality schools and affordable housing.
At Covered Bridge Health Campus our home-like setting, flexible visiting hours, and a committed professional staff are just a part of what we offer residents.
That’s why with Covered Bridge Health Campus you’ll find a complete continuum of care and services so you can select the level of care that most closely matches your needs and preferences.
www.trilogyhs.com /locations.asp?lid=18   (236 words)

 Devil's Bridge Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Another member of our Dry Creek Trilogy, Devil's Bridge is a nice hike to a somewhat disappointing geographic feature.
The Bridge is fractured and it is probably inadvisable to walk out on it.
The Trail forks as you approach the base of the cliff, with the left fork leading to a viewing area below the bridge and the right fork leading to the top of the bridge.
westerntreks.com /DevilsBridgeComments.htm   (228 words)

 William Gibson aleph - San Francisco trilogy summaries
Chevette Washington lives among thousands of homeless on the Bay Bridge and is a bicycle messenger in San Francisco.
His boss at IntenSecure got him a job as a driver with the San Francisco policemen which investigate the theft of the VL glasses and the subsequent murder of the courier.
He meets Chevette as she is being arrested on the bridge.
www.antonraubenweiss.com /gibson/friscosumm.html   (1333 words)

 Michael Jennings
Besides drinking a fair bit of the world's best beer and seeing a large police presence outside a building called the World Trade Center, I had a wander around Brussels, a city of fine restaurants, expensive boutique hotels and unelectred bureacrats and lobbyists who really run the world (or, at least, Europe).
In Count Zero, the second of these novels, an art dealer named Marly Krushkova is summoned from Paris to Brussels to be interviewed for a job by an ultra rich corporate mogul named Joseph Virek.
Then he wrote the Bridge trilogy, Virtual Light, Idoru and All Tomorrow's Parties, which while again full of wonderful images and situations, are less ambitious than the books that came before them.
michaeljennings.blogspot.com /2002_09_01_michaeljennings_archive.html   (1094 words)

 William Gibson (novelist) Encyclopedia Article @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gibson's second trilogy, the "Bridge trilogy", centers on San Francisco in the near future and evinces Gibson's recurring themes of technological, physical, and spiritual transcendence in an arguably more grounded, matter-of-fact style than his first trilogy.
The books in this trilogy are titled Virtual Light, Idoru, and All Tomorrow's Parties.
The novels rounding out his first trilogy - commonly known as the "Sprawl trilogy" - are Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/William_Gibson_%28novelist%29   (821 words)

 (GC3E2C) Virtual Trilogy #1: New York Nile by Phil & Mitzvah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Fill in the blank and the name of the bridge and the year it was built and you have found this cache.
While I was here, I met up with two older gentlemen, one of whom was building his own covered bridge (to scale); they seemed very wise in the bridge realm and stated that this particular bridge cost $1500 to build in its day, and in 1999, over 1 million was spent to refurbish it.
This bridge was the first of an all day tour we set up of various covered bridges in Ulster County.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GC3E2C&log=y   (3296 words)

 Joe Sommer's Trilogy - Part I
Approaching Chesapeake City, I began to appreciate the engineering achievement of the bridge that 213 becomes as it crosses the C&D canal.
That is one big bridge I told myself as I rode closer.
100 yards back I begin to notice the wind tunnel effect of the sheeting on the bridge as the 18 wheeled behemoth forces an unseen sledge hammer of air towards me. Riding precariously along the pedestrian walk, I'm hit with the blast of air that makes me glad all my insurance is paid up.
www.fixedgeargallery.com /articles/sommers1.htm   (1292 words)

 Martial Arts Trilogy
At the beginning of this trilogy, Sam is a mere porter of goods and has just made a journey from Canton to Beijing along with his friend.
Wong is a high government official with his hands very much in the opium trade and when the government sends an edict and an official to stop the trade and to ban opium Wong tries to stop him.
Note: I am not sure if "Martial Arts Trilogy" is really the name of this series or simply the name that Tai Seng gave to them in its DVD release.
www.brns.com /pages4/action98.html   (1526 words)

 Ten Years of the HEBDEN BRIDGE WEB
The Hebden Bridge Web was founded by Chris Ratcliffe and Elaine Connell in the summer of 1995 and today the home page alone is visited well over 100,000 times a year and rising.
View from the Bridge by John Morrison first appeared as instalments in April 1997 as a regular column on the Hebden Bridge Web.
The View from the Bridge trilogy were soon Pennine Pens' most successful books; surely, one of first examples of online writing to successful book.
www.hebdenbridge.co.uk /features/hebdenbridgeweb-10years.html   (1306 words)

 Hong Kong Digital #135a: The Sam the Iron Bridge Trilogy
A contemporary of Fei-hung's father, Wong Kei-ying, Tit was a practitioner of Hung Gar kung fu (a style created by Hung Hei-kwun, who was portrayed by Jet Li in NEW LEGEND OF SHAOLIN) and one of the Ten Tigers of Canton, fighters noted for their resolute honor and tremendous martial skills.
That said, the setpieces remain enjoyable, the costumes and production values are very good and, until networks like TVB and ATV start providing English subtitled versions, the trilogy provides Western viewers with a chance to enjoy the kind of period martial arts serials that have been a staple of Chinese television for years.
Thanks to the intervention of Tung-an, Iron Bridge is able to illegally obtain the money needed to buy more weapons and forces the reluctant head of The East India Company to sell them to him.
www.dighkmovies.com /v3/135/135a.html   (1450 words)

 Bridge House Books: Writing Workshop
Her award-winning novels are perennial sellers and required reading in colleges across the U.S. — in literature, creative writing, California history, anthropology, geography, and more.
At work on the third novel in her California trilogy, Naida is also writing Meet the Author, a humor-tinged account of why she became a publisher and the missteps by which she learned the ropes.
Third novel in the trilogy, expected in 2007.
www.bridgehousebooks.com /authors/workshop.htm   (914 words)

 Star Trek Bridge Commander
The Bridge Commander team at Totally Games is made up of a solid group of veterans from our X-Wing days as well as talented newcomers.
Armand is Lead Artist on Bridge Commander, overseeing the art in the game and creating concept designs, backgrounds, models and environments as well as cinematic animations.
He is the QA Lead for Bridge Commander and will manage the Totally Games test team and work closely with Activision to ensure we release a stable and fun game.
www.bridgecommander.com /indepth/team.htm   (1499 words)

 All Tomorrow's Parties - Topic Powered by eve community
I know there are shanty towns by many major cities on the planet, but I believe that this would not be allowed to occur in the US at this time, or in the near future.
I think the Point in ATP was that the bridge was broken, abandoned, and up for grabs to those who could hold it.
The bridge was taken forcibly by the squatters and community builders.
www.williamgibsonboard.com /eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/8606097971/m/9866052291   (2581 words)

 Bridge Today University
His two previous collections, Bridge Humor and The Best of Eddie Kantar, have been out of print for some years, and are still much sought after.
Even social bridge can be like a roller-coaster, where partners rocket up and down together from euphoria to 'you idiot' — while club and tournament bridge are worse still.
You will learn to deal with such situations as premarital bridge, bridge with another couple, disaster recovery, romantic weekends, mid-life crises and even children as the critical phases of a bridge marriage are subjected to Ms.
www.bridgetoday.com /store/books/books_humor.php   (855 words)

 Series Information: Bridge Trilogy, the :: Internet Book List :: A database of book information and reviews
This series of books is commonly referred to as the 'Bridge trilogy' because of the important role of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, which has been taken and is inhabited by the homeless.
The trilogy consists of 'Virtual Light' (1993), 'Idoru' (1996), and 'All Tomorrow's Parties' (1999).
In these stories, Gibson takes on various topics of the present and is very keen on technological advance and its usage.
www.iblist.com /series96.htm   (123 words)

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