Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

Big River Steampunk Celebrates Its Fifth Year in Grand Style A little rain, steamy summertime temperatures, and oppressive humidity didn’t stop steampunks from attending the Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, Missouri, USA. Friday Kicked Off with a Boom… …of … Continue reading Report from the Big River Steampunk Festival: Part 1 (Friday and Saturday)

Interview with Rabiah Al-Sibai of Datamancer Labs

The Computational Engine
The Nagy Magical-Movable-Type Pixello-Dynamotronic Computational Engine

Last year the global steampunk community lost one of its most cherished and well known characters. Richard “Doc” Nagy was the main designer and founder of Datamancer – the steampunk computer redesign company. In this frank interview, I talk to Rabiah Al-Sibai who has taken over operations of Datamancer Labs in the wake of their terrible loss. Here he talks of an employer and friend who had incredible vision, took a risk on his passion and spent days playing computer games when he should really have been working. Continue reading “Interview with Rabiah Al-Sibai of Datamancer Labs”