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Altered Carbon and the Troubled Future

The new Netflix TV Series Altered Carbon will attract lots of Science Fiction fans, including me.  My first impression, after watching six episodes, is, generally, positive.  I still prefer Stranger Things by a wide margin (and look forward to its … Continue reading

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On the Evolution of Computer Power and Computer Intelligence

The picture below is an interesting summary of the general trend in computing over the last 100 years or so (MIPS = Million Instructions Per Second). There is, however, some gap in logic here, and it frequently occurs when projections … Continue reading

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2.5 Minutes Till The End of The World

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has  posted the following on their website: “For the last two years, the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock stayed set at three minutes before the hour, the closest it had been to midnight … Continue reading

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Putting a Billion Years in Perspective

Short-term future forecasting (months to years) is practical, because it could be reasonably accurate. Mid-term future forecasting (many decades to centuries) is entertaining because it is most likely inaccurate, but we cannot argue with the author since none of us … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Good Days (An Optimist’s View 2)

I initially posted this on February 6, 2017.  Even considering all the recent geopolitical events, I still hope I am right… I found a summary that tells us a story of technology, the development of weapons, human hopes, and human fears. … Continue reading

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A Great CGI Video for ReCore

This is a great short action-packed CGI video for a game called ReCore.  Enjoy.

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The Amazing Rideable Hoverbike

This is the world’s first truly rideable hoverbike Scorpion-3, from Russia. It clearly looks cool, yet dangerous for the driver: make the wrong move, and you can lose your leg. I feel like they left the spinning blades exposed and … Continue reading

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