Do you know about the Unabomber, aka Ted Kaczynski? He was a man that sent bombs in the mail all around the US, killing three people and injuring 23. Now something about him that struck me as extremely strange was his motives were to stop the spread of modern technology. He was an anarchist that […]
My Review of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and Earth.
Let me start by saying that this series of books has been a huge inspiration for me, especially to start new things and to always look for more scifi adventures to immerse myself in. Reading the first three books will always be a great memory to have while attending my first years of university, the […]
Fear is death.
I must not fear. Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone through me I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has […]
My review of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Want to know the answer to the Great Question? Read this classic and prepare for an outrageous story with colossal scale and a truly funny adventure by the disheveled Arthur Dent. First on Earth trying to prevent the destruction of his house for the continuation of a highway, then inexplicably the Earth is destroyed to […]
Science fiction builds mental resiliency in young readers
https://theconversation.com/science-fiction-builds-mental-resiliency-in-young-readers-135513 A very nice little article in reading by Ester Jones from The Conversation. But the critical thinking and agile habits of mind prompted by this type of literature may actually produce resilience and creativity that everyday life and reality typically do not.
My Review of Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
The Dune saga is essential for any science fiction reader, and if you loved the first book then the next two books are definitely worth the effort to read. I would personally say that Children of Dune is the best out of the first three books. Herbert’s world building and prolific imagery is arguably the […]
A little thing I thought.
What if we were in fact seeded by some space faring civilization long ago. I know it’s probably not the case, but still it’s fun to think about. Let’s say that you and I are some genetic experiment left to its own devices on some backwater planet somewhere. What if our creators left us somewhere […]
This AI poet mastered language to write like Shakespeare.
https://spectrum.ieee.org/artificial-intelligence/machine-learning/this-ai-poet-mastered-rhythm-rhyme-and-natural-language-to-write-like-shakespeare THIS IS IT. The penultimate moment of human creation, imagine what the ancients would have thought about this milestone in technology. Think about it, we humans pride ourselves with our endless creativity and capabilities of poetic mastery. What does this mean? Insane to think that a machine can emulate the most prolific poet in […]
Quote about Corporations.
I was reading, when in one of the chapter’s forwards, I stumbled upon this magnificent excerpt. It is a letter to the most powerful corporation in the Known Universe of the Dune Saga. What you of the CHOAM directorate seem unable to understand is that you seldom find real loyalties in commerce. When did you […]