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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… 4,778 more words

Science Fiction

Space Tourism


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.   1,618 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. 583 more words


The Cloud

We all know Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s three laws

  1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
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Whose Sequel Is It Anyway?: "2010" (1984)

      “2010″ returns the audience to the proximity of the planet Jupiter, the location of the fateful showdown between the murderous computer HAL 9000, astronaut David Bowman and a particularly troublesome black monolith in… 412 more words


I'm Sorry Dave, I'm Afraid I can't Do That

“Let me put it this way, Mr Amer. The 9000 series is the most reliable computer ever made. No 9000 computer has ever made a mistake or distorted information.

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Raspberry Pi

~xtian reblogged this on Typing Loud, Knowing Nothing. and commented:

My own particular HAL 9000 is cleverly disguised as a beaten up old Dell laptop. It's going to try and kill me one of these days. I'm sure of it. That's if my Mac doesn't get there first.