Curious tech and technology from the realm of science and science fiction.

Dr. Williams2 years ago
The Energy Equation
In a year that has already seen it's share of misfortunes not only for countless millions of Americans but millions more the world over along comes pre-summer inflationary trends in the price we pay f...
RJ Plant2 years ago
Tricorders for All
Look at us! All together again, chatting about things and stuff. Well, one-way chatting. Which is actually less chatting than—What? Oh, ok. Dave says I’m rambling. Today, we’re going to talk about Sta...
Joint NASA/ESA Mission Proposed to Search for Life on Europa
Europa is one of the most fascinating places in the Solar System, and is considered to be at or near the top of the list of worlds to search for possible evidence of life. Beneath its outer ice crust ...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Eight)
Chapter Eight His shoe felt damp, but not damp from sweat, but blood. He had no time to put on his socks, the only shoes that were available to him at that moment were his stiff dinner shoes, his heel...
Shane Phillips2 years ago
OPERATOR By Shane Phillips This was supposed to be an easy mission. They usually were, and even when they weren’t, she was always notified in advance. But as she tried to peek around the corner of the...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 11 (Pt.2)
Read Chapters 1 - 11 at Deep Sky Stories
Dr. Williams2 years ago
The 21st Century Challenge
The die has been cast, the gauntlet thrown, do we dare pick up the challenge or do we retreat to our safe haven of complacency? For too long we have ignored the warning signs of what we have done to o...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Seven)
Chapter seven Tossing his baseball cap onto the stairs banister, Blake checked his watch. 12:26 PM. "Sarah!" shouted Blake as he closed his front door behind him. There was no reply. He quickly sat do...
Alan Kotok2 years ago
Let Guinea Pigs be Guinea Pigs
If you work in a biomedical research lab, you better not get emotionally attached to the lab animals. For some lab workers, it isn't easy. Those mice and guinea pigs, and sometimes rats, can look down...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
The Year 2525
"In the Year 2525, if man is still alive, if women can survive, they may find." That opening to one of the most memorable hit songs of the late 60's set a very ominous tone for the future of mankind. ...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Six)
Chapter six (Present day.) Tom logged out and closed the lid of his laptop, just as his girlfriend walked through the door. "Did you get my 3 D prints, the structural planning is tomorrow," said Jane ...
Jared Rimer2 years ago
ATPC Hit with Ransomware, Does Not Pay
On February 15, 2017: a company called ATPC (the Alternate Text Production Center) was hit with a ransomware strain. The E-mail that was sent to me indicated multiple things that I would like to highl...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Five)
Chapter Five 'You have reached your destination,' voiced Lexis GPS system, as Dr Henson pulled into the drive of the beach house. Inside, Kelly Henson sat next to receiver 27, brandishing a shotgun fr...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Crisis: Water
Whatever you may think of the Syrian crisis, the Iran nuclear agreement, or the troubles with North Korea, there still remains an undercurrent of economic uncertainty in every part of the world today....
RJ Saxon2 years ago
There Not Here
There not here Part one. It had been two weeks since the last visit, he didn't know why they chose him, what he did know was that nobody believed him. It usually arrived around midnight, waking him fr...
RJ Saxon2 years ago
Keyboard Killer (Chapter Four)
An interactive/reality game of life or death.
What is Gene Circuit Engineering?
Re-wiring gene networks of a natural biological cell for customized behavior has promising applications in biomedicine and biotechnology, made possible via a broad field of science known as - syntheti...
Alan Kotok2 years ago
Look Out Pharma. The Tech Industry is After You
In early March, a clinical trial reported results of an experimental treatment for migraine, which in two hours provides noticeable reductions in pain. And, most importantly, the treatments don't use ...