Panology – an A to Z study guide [Part 1]

With Dan Simmon's Hyperion Cantos and Isaac Asimov's Foundation series inching closer to television screens, a question resurfaces, a question I've been asking ever since first reading these two works of classic science fiction, both of whom have been fighting an eternal battle for the number one spot on my favorites list. (This is the first … Continue reading Panology – an A to Z study guide [Part 1]

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Artificial Sentience

Scientists are anxious these days about the advent of artificial intelligence. They all seem to infer that as soon as one such cyber entity awakens, it'll deem humanity evolutionary and intellectually inferior and will plot to exterminate its creator. It's baffling to me why science and the media paint these entities as inherently evil. Maybe it's the … Continue reading Artificial Sentience