Neuroscience Is Helping Us Build a Machine With Consciousness

Conscious robots with the capabilities of human beings are one of the oldest sci-fi tropes; a threatening blend of human and machine that could turn from friend to foe at a moment’s notice. With recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) systems, there are many who both hope and worry that we will advance this technology […]

Women Destroy* Hard SF Poetry!!! Round Up November 2015

Oxymoron? If you think the title of this blog post is one, then read on, dear disillusioned reader! Be warned though, it’s going to take me a moment to get to the actual poetry. The members of the SFPA and our friends on our Yahoo Group had a conversation “recently” (well it was recent when […]