future

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

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...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 010)
"Yeah, it seemed like they were kind of half-joking," Deshel shrugged. "More concerned with the mood interruption the noise made." "But the transmissions are real, and they emanate from this junkyard,...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
What Is Time?
This article was written by a friend of mine and I. What is time? Why does our life revolve around it? And why are we always running out of it? These are just a sample of the questions we ask ourselve...
Matthew Lovett2 years ago
The Man They Called Gallows
Of all the men on this red moon, nobody ever put the fear of God into a man’s heart quite so much as him. The man they called Gallows Sullivan. Gallows and his hardcase coyotes would ride all over San...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 12
Read Chapters 1 - 11 at: Deep Sky Stories
Robosexuality: The Science Fiction That Predicted Humans Falling In Love With Robots
Twenty years ago, if you would have said that there would be people out there who have robotic girlfriends or digital girls, most people would have laughed. However, nobody's laughing today. The deman...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Nine)
An interactive/reality game of life or death.
Mo Darasi2 years ago
A World With No Rules
Human beings have existed for a long time. We started as primitive creatures merely seeking survival over all other life forms and now, we reached heights in intelligence and technology that would see...
Edmund de Wight2 years ago
The End of the World As We Know It
A booming sound drew my eyes to the enormous windows that made up the western wall of the apartment. Two blocks away I saw water explode upward around the wide tower of the Seaview Apartments; the wav...
Jemima House2 years ago
Are We Becoming Robots?
What about old-fashioned mutual voice-into-ear communication then? I thought to myself having spent the best part of an hour tricking the phone network provider’s labyrinthine system to put me through...
Andrew David2 years ago
This Earth Is Hell
“And death shall have no dominion” -Dylan Thomas I’m sending out this message to anyone in the proximity of this planet in the hope that people will stay clear. I... I am all that’s left of our crew. ...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Star Quest
Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars, let me see what spring is like on Jupiter and Mars in other words, let's reach our true destiny. A take on Frank Sinatra's hit. But, that movie "Inters...
Donald Towner2 years ago
Mr. Latham Won't Change His Mind
No Matter How Perfect the World Is