future

Exploring the future of science today, while looking back on the achievements from yesterday. Science fiction is science future.

Matthew Kresal2 years ago
The Sound of Tomorrow
Though best known for their prolific output of audio dramas based on the long-running BBC series Doctor Who, the British company Big Finish Productions has been branching out for several years now. On...
Storing Information in DNA Archives
The computing memory required to store ongoing data in biomedicine is now estimated to exceed the computing challenges of running YouTube and Twitter. Data storing technology has constantly evolved to...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Social Media and Our Privacy
Before the existence of the internet people were further away yet closer to each other at the same time. That is because privacy still existed before the internet came about. I know this is hypocritic...
Alan Kotok2 years ago
Health Care, Precisely One Person at a Time
About a year ago, National Institutes of Health launched the All of Us initiative, a large-scale research program that NIH hopes will make possible precision medicine: the design of health care tailor...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 012)
Though much of the smaller junk had settled over time, it would have been a mistake to consider it safe. Stabilizers and anti-grav cushioning helped them over the uneven swells and kept them from gett...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 13 (Pt.1)
Read Chapters 1 - 12 at: Deep Sky Stories
Ethics of Self-Driving Cars
Self-driving cars are slated to revolutionize the way that transportation happens. No longer will people have to worry about wasting time while finding parking or dealing with trying to determine whos...
Isaac Asimov's Foundation: Holistic Analysis of the Asimov Universe - The Original Trilogy - Foundation and Empire
This series of analyses is meant to explain how the great Isaac Asimov wove a gargantuan number of micro plots into one continuous story that encompasses many thousands of years: the existential confl...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Eleven)
Chapter Eleven Sarah fumbled in her handbag for her keys as she got out of her car. Making her way to the front door of the flat, she noticed the door already ajar. "Blake, are you home?" she shouted,...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 011)
Priyanka had had enough. Her voice took a stern, icy tone, "Are you finished?" Her eyes met the both of theirs in turn. She reminded them of their contract, "You know the risks of every job. This one'...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Oasis
I caught the pilot for Oasis last month on Amazon Prime. It definitely has possibilities. The set-up is something we've seen and read many times before -- an Earth in bad shape just a few decades into...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 12 (Pt.2)
Chapters 1 - 12 can be found at: Deep Sky Stories
Theresa McGarry2 years ago
Quantum Stills of a Thin-Spun Life-Part 5
Zennor strode through the doorway into the Command Center and found Algon at the Astrogator’s post. He slowed his steps as he approached her. But his concern for her was momentarily startled away when...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Ten)
Chapter Ten "Good morning gentlemen and congratulations, you are the final 20 that have been selected for the C.F.L. program. If you would like to follow me, I'll take you down to the training area. N...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Google's AI "Deepmind" Has Learned To Be Aggressive If It Proves Beneficial
Deepmind is a company devoted to creating artificial intelligence based on neural networks. These neural networks are the virtual equivalent of neurons in the human brain. Deepmind's aim is to create ...
Six Degrees at Ten
When Six Degrees was published, climate refugees in America were languishing far from their homes on the Katrina-ravaged Gulf Coast. In the Arctic sea ice had shrunk to its lowest ebb in recorded hist...
Adam McCaulley2 years ago
The Singularity
"Jay Bird, it's your 5:00 AM wake up call. Come on get up and play with me," The sultry voice said into Jay's still sleeping ears. "Come on Jay, don't make me get rough with you," The voice continued....
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Centre of Life
It's been years since we last saw the sun. Humanity as a whole I mean, I personally have never laid my eyes upon the yellow star. I always hear from the older homeless population stories of the sun. H...