So I Was Talking To Some Luddites

      Luddites are both annoying and fascinating. They have the corner of a legitimate argument: technology has the potential to f**k us up royally. Yes, yes it does. I'm a Cold War kid. I remember watching The Day After. I read (and sometimes write) dystopias. I'm a friggin' science fiction fan and writer, fer... Continue Reading →

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Let’s Make A Mess…

... because that's how rough drafts work! I'm playing with a story that I started a year or two ago and then put aside because it was lacking something and I couldn't figure out what. Every couple of weeks or so I flip through my notebooks (I have a couple of dozen) and see what... Continue Reading →

SciFi News Network 2062: Self-Driving Vehicle Kills Three

Posted: Monday, August 7th, 2062 WESTON, Mass. Three pedestrians were killed Sunday when a self-driving car's operating system was compromised outside a weekend farmers' market in Weston, a wealthy suburb of Boston. Two local teens in the car were also treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. Witnesses said the vehicle did not slow as it mounted the sidewalk and struck... Continue Reading →

13-Word Story: Sick Call, Late 21st Century

[This post originally appeared on my Patreon page on 3/30. Become a patron, see posts early, get free stories! Also, PLEASE DO share the image! It's very helpful!] So, about the actual post: someone tampering with a self-driving car's software/firmware is already a much-discussed concern. Most of the articles I've seen have explored the possibility... Continue Reading →

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