It’s a bike, but talk about Low Riders!
Eindhoven featured prominently in the allies’ Operation Market Garden plan to invade Germany during World War II. Most of its historic buildings were destroyed at that time, opening things up for more experimental structures.
Suzanne Hagelin, the author of Body Suit, asked this question: “Exactly how WOULD computers behave if they became sentinent?”
Self-sustaining buildings. Got a big meeting coming up? Grow another room!
Puppeteers manage without a sun, humans ought to be able to as well.
Steve prepares for a Vancouver visit from Annalee Newitz, whose latest book Autonomous, is reviewed here. He’ll be there, will you?
New Biochem: Bacteria created with 6 letter DNA code
If you’re not sick and tired of scientists telling us what we can’t do, check out this video.
Quantum computing just got closer with IBM’s announcement of a 50-quantum bit (qubit) machine.
What happens when we let our weapons choose their own targets?
Legalizing the sale of human organs could save lives.
Is human hibernation possible? Really?
When it comes to adding years of adult life, we’ve barely moved the needle. But that may be about to change — in part because of one very chilly fish.
Is time travel possible? Maybe…
Call for submissions for an anthology of Spanish neo-indigenous speculative fiction.
This week Steve takes on a blurb and a book review and a movie review. And he has a good time with all of it! He doesn’t think your mileage will vary much!
The second issue of Supernova, a Bolivian magazine of fantasy and horror, is now out.
Now that summer is winding down a bit, it’s time to start stocking up for winter reading – or – you’re TBR pile is just not tall enough!
The future may hold many surprises, and this may be one of them
Never before has so much science fiction adventure been assembled into one volume by so few cats. An interview with one of the few.
aliens, aliens and more aliens; Boskone, space flowers, ice volcanoes, Groot, drones and Star Trek. Plus Suicide Squad and GotG. And – you guessed it – even more.
Cosmocapsula launches a new podcast for Amazing Stories
Este es el promo del podcast de ciencia ficción Cosmocápsula goes Amazing, un programa dedicado a la ciencia ficción que se produce alrededor del mundo, con episodios en inglés y en español.
Special event at the Black Science Fiction Society
A partial review of Humans, veering off into a discussion of sex bots.
Gonzalo Montero Lara reviews Ivan Prado Sejas’ work
This week Steve reviews books by Walter Mosley and Robert Charles Wilson. Good books!
Ben Bova, editor of Analog & Omni, author of many fine SF works, always deserves a second look.
Science fiction’s worst nightmares come true
Don’t be scared: the new year is HERE!