Last week, two protoplanets in another star system were directly imaged. That seems like a good excuse to talk about planetary formation.Continue reading “Planetary formation”
Almost twenty years ago, I picked up a copy of Legends, which opened with ‘the Little Sisters of Eluria’ by Stephen King, set in the Dark Tower universe. Intrigued, I proceeded to buy the first novel of the Dark Tower series. This is not a review of that novel series however.
Last week I saw the 2017 movie based on the Dark Tower novels, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. A great story with two great actors, and produced by Ron Howard (Willow, Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind). That has to be good, right?Continue reading “Review: the Dark Tower”
I’m working my way through the Hugo finalists of this year, and I just finished ‘Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach’ by Kelly Robson from that list.Continue reading “Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach”
This is not a post about the Chinese version of ‘the Panic Room’. This is a post about artificial intelligence and the different types of AI out there.Continue reading “The Chinese Room”