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"The Myth of Man-Made Catastrophe"

The review series on Brian Stableford’s Opening Minds continues.

Review: “The Myth of Man-Made Catastrophe”, Brian Stableford, 1980.

In this long essay, Stableford presents a taxonomy of man-made catastrophes presented by science fiction. 871 more words

Book Review

[Free eBook] A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge [Award-Winning Science Fiction]

A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge is the 1st novel in his Zones of Thought sequence of science fiction space opera novels, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Tor Books. 291 more words

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The Best of Murray Leinster

While I work on a review of a World War One history book, the pulp series continues.

Raw Feed (1999): The Best of Murray Leinster… 2,476 more words

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Last and First Men; or, Adventures in Reviewer Parallax.

My concluding entry in a series of books touched on by the Wells works I’ve covered. This book is mentioned in Wells’ Star-Begotten.

I’m pretty sure I didn’t do the novel justice. 1,250 more words

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Not a Bad Start

Already I have several followers for this little site . . . I consider that a good start!

I’m a tad worried that now these followers are going to demand content that I just can’t provide, but I temper that fear with the knowledge that I used to have over 80 followers and have over 5 years worth of entries in that old blog (see earlier post if you want that link . 196 more words

The Singularity: What It Means for Us

I was recently asked to write a short article for kids, that will explain what is “The Singularity”. So – here’s my shot at it. Let me know what you think! 1,055 more words

Thoughts About The Future

Article on Rainbows End

Here is a sample critique on one of our readings. You will probably need to rotate it to read it online, in which case go to Acrobat and find Rotate View in the menu. 11 more words