symbolset writes: TheVerge is reporting that the Steam Console Slashdot discussed in November is a real thing. Gabe Newell is said to remark it will be a locked down platform for the living room. Sourced is a red carpet interview with Kotaku at the VGAs.
... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage
from beginning to end.
-- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"