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Yesterday I heard a very interesting radio 4 programme about Avatars.  Apparently the word Avatar was not conceived by a Hollywood film producer but comes from the Sanskrit word for ‘descent’.  641 more words


Book Review: Cinder

The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1

Marissa Meyer

Sci fi/Fairy tale

Whether you take to Marissa Meyer’s book Cinder depends in part on how well you can tolerate a few loose wires sticking out of your Disney princesses. 558 more words

The cyberpunk movement: the emergence of a new form of Science Fiction.

The term ‘cyberpunk’ was coined by the American writer Bruce Bethke in 1983 to describe the ‘juxtaposition of punk attitudes and high technology… 862 more words

Science Fiction

What Color Makes You Sing?

In praise of color!

God did not create the world in black and white. Our world vibrates with vivid color from the cerulean blue sky above to fluorescent coral reefs sea deep. 460 more words



I can’t believe
Van Gogh cut off his ear
I mean

my friend can hear colors -
he lives in the city
he paints songs into ties… 135 more words


The hyper-real robots that will replace receptionists, pop stars... and sex dolls: Unnervingly human androids coming to a future very near you | Daily Mail Online

Chillingly life-like robots are causing a storm in Japan – where their creators are about to launch them as actresses, full-size mechanical copies for pop idol fans, and clones of the dearly departed. 52 more words

Robot Technology