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Science Fiction Novelists Reveal Their Daily... →
Isaac Asimov awoke each morning 6 AM and worked well into the night, sometimes churning out entire books in a matter of days. Kingsley Amis’ writing binges were fueled by nicotine, alcohol, and numerous cups of tea, while surrealist Haruki Murakami claims to work himself into a routine-induced trance. Take a gander at how some of science fiction’s most famous writers have organized their days...
When We Evolve Into Robots →
If we ignore for the moment that we are already moist robots of a sort, I wonder if it is inevitable that we will evolve into more traditional robots of metal and silicon and plastic. I think futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted that someday we will have body scanners so accurate we can analyze a human brain and transfer it to a computer. Obviously the computers of the future will need to be more...
pregnant woman ticketed in MA
(CNN) — A pregnant woman and her husband are rushing to the hospital in the breakdown lane of a Massachusetts highway. The story comes from the Boston Globe. Yes, the couple is going fast. Yes, they’re in the breakdown lane. But the woman is in labor, there’s a big traffic jam, and they’re in a considerable hurry for fairly obvious reasons. So they pull up behind a state...
Real-time Disaster Alert Map (global scale) →
See events reported happening in near real time — earthquakes in Japan, a tropical storm in the Indian Ocean or an epidemic hazard in Brazil. It’s amazing!