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Journal: Google Hangouts discussion with Iain M. Banks, Peter F. Hamilton and Alastair Reynolds


This evening I watched a Google Hangouts discussion with three science fiction authors I have now known for a long time, though only one in fact that I am highly familiar with in terms of their actual writing. 720 more words

Literature

Syfy's 'Childhood's End' to Shoot in Australia

HONG KONG – Syfy’s upcoming six-hour mini-series “Childhood’s End,” is to shoot from November in Melbourne, Australia.

The epic U.S. science fiction series is based on the classic 1953 Arthur C. 147 more words

News

The Power of Imagination and Fear – “A Walk in the Dark”

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A Weekly Column with J. Torrey McClain

We’ve talked about horror movies before on borg.com, and in my discussion, a common theme of creepy girls and the supernatural emerged.  1,228 more words

Comics & Books

Chess and competitive intelligence (part 2)

September 12, 2014

As I noted in the first post on this topic[1], the late Arthur C. Clarke, scientist and science fiction author, came up with a fictional device that basically eliminated privacy:

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Competitive Intelligence

Chapter 32: "Childhood's End" by Arthur C. Clarke

I was reading Childhood’s End  in March 1978 when I got a call that my father had just died.  The significance of this irony has been with me ever since.   673 more words

Chapters

MARILYN'S FAVORITE YEAR - 1969

1969 was the year I learned to fly. The world was happening and I was part of it while everything changed.

Neil Armstrong walked on the moon in July 1969. 567 more words

Nostalgia