artificial intelligence

The future of artificial intelligence.

RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter 3)
Chapter Three Blake provided the answers to the five questions that were required to evaluate his eligibility for C.F.L. He hovered his cursor over the submit button and clicked. The page read 'EVALUA...
Theresa McGarry2 years ago
Quantum Stills of a Thin-Spun Life - Part 2
Journeyman Engineer Ned Shinichi stood with both hands poised over the instrument panel. It wasn’t hesitation, he told himself, it wasn’t apprehension or fear or anything negative. No. It was awe, pur...
Kevin Wortman2 years ago
What's On Your Mind? Your Computer Will Soon Be Able to Tell You
One of the greatest magicians in history, Harry Houdini, was well known for his death-defying stunts and mind-blowing escapes from sealed chambers. One of his most astounding tricks was reading a pers...
When Artificial Intelligence = Not Enough Intelligence
It’s a staple of science fiction: the devices made by humans run afoul of their creators by learning how humans think. From the renegade HAL9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey to the replicants in the sci-f...
Theresa McGarry2 years ago
Quantum Stills of a Thin-Spun Life
quantum: ~noun (pl. quanta) 1. Physics: the smallest amount of many forms of energy (such as light) 2. a share or portion (each person possesses only a quantum of sympathy) ~modifier: sudden, spectacu...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 007)
"I'm not sure yet; I'm working on it. It's fat data, whatever it is." A whisk of Deshel's hand threw a graph above his console. He was right. Whatever the Metal was broadcasting, it was heavy. What wo...
Baymax Or Bust - Disney To "Soon" Have Huggable Robots
Big Hero 6 left an indelible image of a big, soft, huggable robot named Baymax who became young Hiro's best friend and a fellow crime fighter. However, news from Disney may leave visitors eager to vis...
Matt Swayne2 years ago
Connecting the Simulation Theory and Transcension Theory
As scientists gather more evidence, the idea that we are living in a simulation is beginning to look less like a fringe theory among sci-fi nerds and more like a legitimate explanation for the univers...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter 2)
An interactive/reality game of life or death.
Original 'Westworld' Movie Vs HBO Series
HBO's Westworld has become one of the biggest science fiction shows in recent memory—so big, in fact, that many forget that it is a reimagining of a small 1970s film. Michael Crichton's directorial de...
Isaac Asimov's Foundation: A Holistic Analysis of Micro and Macro Plots in the Asimov Universe - The Prequels
Be warned, all ye late visitors entreating entrance at Asimov's chamber door: This series of analyses is meant to explain how the great Isaac Asimov wove a gargantuan number of micro plots into one co...
Nickolas Rudolph2 years ago
Closure
Mary sat at the table in the quiet room. The room was a medium sized square with sound absorbing material lining the ceiling and the walls. So quiet, so calm she thought she could feel the hum from th...
Rod Christiansen2 years ago
Therapy
Phaedra had logged in. She found herself in a bland white virtual reality room. For her online avatar, Phaedra had chosen a slim black haired ebony skinned woman, beautiful and alluring. She rather li...
Progressive Quantum Leaps
In light of recent physics reports on the discovery of a new state of quantum matter formed in the lab known as ‘time crystals’ with foreseeable applications in quantum computing, the concept of quant...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Major Draw
The countdown is on until the release of Hollywood's big-budget action-thriller adaptation of Shirow Masamune's Ghost in the Shell. Both highly-anticipated and highly-reviled, the movie has become the...
Exoplanetary 001 - The Complete Alice Wolverton
Download MP3 Subscribe on iTunes Episode 001 – The Complete Alice Wolverton by C. Christopher Hart Alice Wolverton is looking for a job. Exoplanetary, one of the largest corporations in the solar syst...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Humanity 2.0
I’m going to take a moment to point out some observations on how humanity has developed, and what they may mean for our future. As a lover of all things science and science fiction, I have always been...
Brutalist Stories #12
“…And, you’re sure it can’t hear us?” I can hear them, yes, I’ve been able to hear them for some time now, really, quite some time. I’m not sure they know what they’ve created, or they’re too stupid t...