Welcome to the week in review! Every Friday, we comb through the links and images we found and shared this week, and pull the very best for this post. Consider it concentrated genre goodness from all around the web.
- The big news from us this week: Tor/Forge e-book titles to go DRM free starting in July!
- The space shuttle Enterprise made its final flight today. We had a great view from the Flatiron Building.
- A hacker at MIT turned a building into a playable Tetris game.
- Will we be mining asteroids soon? The future is closer than you think.
- The Hubble Space Telescope turned 22 this week. Happy birthday, Hubble!
- io9 put together a summer reading list of sf/f titles. Anything you want to read on it?
- Tor.com has a passage from the prologue of the final Wheel of Time novel, A Memory of Light.
We also have a few books up for grabs. Here are our current sweepstakes and deals:
- John Scalzi Collection Sweepstakes (Ends 5/4)
- Redshirts by John Scalzi (Ends 5/4)
- Island Apart by Steven Raichlen (Ends 5/4)
- The Cryptos Conundrum by Chase Brandon (Ends 5/4)
- Indigo Springs by A.M. Dellamonica (Ends 5/4)
- Blue Magic by A.M. Dellamonica (Ends 5/4)
- A Game of Lies by Rebecca Cantrell (Ends 5/8)
- The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (Ends 5/25)
- Earthseed by Pamela Sargent (Ends 5/25)
- Three space opera ebooks available for $2.99 for a limited time!
And finally…we’re hiring! Do you have what it takes to work at Tor? We’re looking for a new Ad/Promo assistant. Details (including how to apply) can be found on the Macmillan website.