~or~ The machines are not taking over... right? Behold the M5 Computer from Star Trek the original series. It was designed to remotely operate a starship in combat, thus sparing humans from such a dangerous endeavor. What could possibly go wrong? Of course, in the decades since this episode first aired we have seen depicted … Continue reading AIs and Mankind Part One: Combat and the Future
Don’t have an e-reader? Like the feel of paper? Want the classic reading experience? Tethered Worlds: Unwelcome Star has been released in paperback. Buy it on Amazon, or preferably from the publisher to get a direct order discount. Enjoy!
~or~ In the Future, Showers are Still Wet I remember a Star Trek character once referencing a sonic shower. Because, you know, in the FUTURE you cannot use plain old water. Come on, that is positively ancient. But even if you could invent a "sonic shower," would anyone want to use it? Just because you … Continue reading Must Spaceships Have Sonic Showers?