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What's Behind the Science in Science Fiction Part 5: The Matter - Consciousness Interface

Now we’re getting to the good stuff and I hope you can see why I gave you all that background information leading up to it. In order to fully appreciate something, whether it’s good music or literature, you need a foundation, no matter how rudimentary it may be. 946 more words

Physics

Twelve More Richard Powers Covers

A few weeks ago I published a two part article on the cover artwork of Richard Powers (here and here) and was amazed by the number of books I had on my shelves bearing covers by Powers. 164 more words

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Too Straight-Forward?

Is there a place for the straight-forward in genre fiction any more?

It’s a serious question with implications for me at least. You see, I’m under no illusions – I don’t write  593 more words

Writing

Eight Quotes by Arthur C. Clarke on Knowledge and Wisdom

  • “It is vital to remember that information – in the sense of raw data – is not knowledge, that knowledge is not wisdom, and that wisdom is not foresight.
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Inspirational Quotes

The Signal

Focus Features/Automatik Ent./Low Spark Films (2014) 97 min. PG-13

Director: William Eubank

Screenplay: Carlyle Eubank, William Eubank & David Frigerio

Cinematography: David Lanzenberg; Editing: Brian Berdan… 4,797 more words

Science Fiction

Space Tourism

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Welcome to the latest post from the Science Geek. This deals which the subject of space tourism, which means ordinary people travelling into space for leisure purposes and paying to do so.   1,617 more words

Review: The Nether - Royal Court, Downstairs

In the not-so-distant future, the Internet has evolved into a fully immersive artificial reality called ‘the Nether’. Think Minecraft, with bells on. ‘The Nether’ allows its users to construct new identities and inhabit environments (‘realms’) where they are free to live out fantastical double-lives. 582 more words

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