The Life Of The Dead (An Essay From The Future)

(Original appearance on my Patreon page, 04 July 2017) To understand our ancestors and the Natural Lifers, voluntary and involuntary, throughout the Solar System, you must understand first that they are all dead. For our pre-Longevity ancestors, that's literally true. But I mean something  more profound than a simple observation of the state of being... Continue Reading →

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A Couple Of Centuries Makes Aliens

https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/749066451076517889 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/749076972928589825 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/749068984830402560 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/749067816054042624 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/749068231025913857 I had some fun with this hashtag, but the underlying idea is pretty important: it wasn't the case in the distant past so much, but these last couple of centuries our rate of technological advance has been so rapid that time makes aliens of the people of the past quickly.... 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 →

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