The Quantum Quest

We’ve built machines to do just about everything. Are we now building ones to do our thinking?

Why Would AI be Hostile?

Suzanne Hagelin, the author of Body Suit, asked this question: “Exactly how WOULD computers behave if they became sentinent?”

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Who really created the Drone?

I discover most of my science in the literature and movie industry. Being an artist, I recognize Leonardo di Vinci as one of the world’s greatest visionaries. When a fellow director I work with sent me this link about the Ehang 184, which the Chinese developed, I just had to look. The drone is created […]

A Fantastic Reversal

Rumors are that Amazing Stories is counting down until lift off should give fantasy writers something to think about.

Muse of a Wizard

Open your heart to a fantasy tale, ones like your mother told you when you were still small.

On Young Adult

Young adult genre fiction can help teens negotiate the transition from youth to adult by dealing with the difficulties of life om a realistic, but positive way.

The Power of the Written Word.

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel—it is, before all, to make you see.” – Joseph Conrad You know, there is so much going on in this world that if a certain Alien were spying on us from […]

Sight VS Sound

Audio books may not make print obsolete, but they are a growing market that independent authors should consider.

When SF makes sense of the World

Stan Faryna is an author, online strategist, entrepreneur, gamer, and unaccomplished gardener. He’s worked in think tanks, seen the Dead Sea Scrolls and the cave where they were found, mopped up the blood of a gangsta gunned down in a coffee shop owned by friends, survived a long ex-pat adventure in a post-Soviet bloc land, […]

Portal Travel Trending

As conditions in the world appear to get more and more dire, portal fantasies become more and more inviting.