©2016 Kari Carlisle Our country is polarized, and I suspect it’s because most people see in black and white. Religious vs. Secular Paleo vs. Vegan Liberal vs. Conservative I’ll admit I have occasionally found myself in a “my way or… Read morePrivacy Versus Security: An Either/Or Prospect?
©2016 C. Henry Martens True emergent sentience, in a mechanical form, is coming to a reality near you. There will be ethical questions to be answered, and eventually moral questions. Some rather early science fiction has provided what we might… Read moreTime to Tax Robots
©2016 Paul Elkins I used Coroplast for the first time when I decided to frame up a small Cube structure to hang out in at the 2003 Burning Manart festival. Prior to this decision, I’d recently traveled around America for… Read moreGuest Post: How to Make a Coroplast Emergency Shelter (or Post-Apocalyptic Bicycle Camper)
©2016 Kari Carlisle Although Transcendence is fun to watch and is mildly thought-provoking, I’m sad to report that the writer killed humanity before Johnny Depp’s Artificial Intelligence had a chance to. I’ll get to that in a minute… The concept… Read moreMovie Review: Transcendence – Where’s the Humanity?
©2015 C. Henry Martens What is higher than Mount Everest? The Book of General Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know is Wrong by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson has been around for years. At one time it was listed as a… Read moreBook Review: The Book of General Ignorance
©2015 C. Henry Martens What do you think is going to be a good bet to get you down the road when the SHTF? Well… in my opinion, pretty much nothing in the long run. In the short run, anything… Read moreThe Scarce Fuel Scenario
© 2015 C. Henry Martens By Jo Baert (Own work)[CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons I have recently been thrust into a phenomenon that I have been cognizant of but was unaware that it had become so incredibly flagrant…. Read moreAccountable to None
© 2015 C. Henry Martens A Movie to Creep Us Out 5 stars, a film that should appeal to the scientifically minded and those with an appreciation for what the future may hold. Much more realistic than most of this… Read moreMovie Review: Ex Machina
© 2015 C. Henry Martens Remember? Do you remember those hot summer nights… and suddenly you heard a revving beast of an engine a few blocks away, and the squeal of tires smoking as they laid two never ending black stripes… Read moreBurnin’ Rubber!
© 2015 C. Henry Martens Disclosure: contains mature themes The crowd was on its feet, pounding the air with as much noise as the on-stage performance. Lights, smoke, and high volume rose to a fever pitch, and the masses responded. The… Read moreShort Story: Resurrection