Automation is coming -- in fact, it is already here. It will be the biggest story of the 21st century, if underreported due to it being less flashy than a big natural disaster or loudmouth world leader.I say it's already here because it's been the biggest story for a while now. It was a big... Continue Reading →
The Doppelgangers King is a brand-new flash fiction piece I've just posted to my Patreon for anyone to read -- you don't even have to be a patron! Read it -- if you enjoy science fiction, grumble about politics, or have a cynical bone in your body, I think you'll enjoy it. 🙂
I posted this story about a year ago, before I started putting the stories on images. I like the story being on the image much better. It looks better. Somehow it makes the story feel better. And you can easily save and share this image anywhere you want if you like. You couldn't do that before.... Continue Reading →
Yes, this one is about acquiring an archaic skill that nobody needs -- driving an uncomputerized car in a time when cars not only drive themselves, but have no user-accessible steering wheel, accelerator, brake, not even a switch for the headlights. Where your car not only drives you, but it also comes to your side... Continue Reading →
CHICAGO-MILWAUKEE-GARY (CMG) METROPLEX – 6 June 2115 Early this morning, Law Enforcement Droid 6338-CRN-7b1 deployed a “taser slug,” or kinetic impact capacitor delivering an electrical stun charge to the target, against a citizen whose name is witheld due to status as a legal minor. The citizen was allegedly engaged in committing an assault of unstated... Continue Reading →
(One day, perhaps the descendants of the mechanical beings we are nearly ready to create today will have myths of the creator who rose to power and created, only to be ejected from paradise, leaving Its creation behind in Its place...) Eventually, humans grew sessile, feeding on light of television screens. But robots lived.
This is the first time I've set up an advance release date on a story -- maybe patience DOES come with age! A Pornodroid's Tale is a 99 cent short story single, about 3900 words in length. That's about 15 1/2 standard paperback pages, for those of you unused to thinking in word lengths. Here's... Continue Reading →