Star Trek: Discovery has arrived! I’m not really a Trekkie, although I’ve seen everything Star Trek except for the cartoon and the latest movie, but this had me excited. A slightly darker Star Trek, with a female protagonist. So, I watched the first episode on Netflix last Monday.
Mass Effect Andromeda has been out for a few months, but I only recently finished it. I loved the original Mass Effect and after years in development, I had high hopes for Andromeda – emphasis on ‘had’.
Nearly all scientists agree that climate change is happening. And really, just take a whiff of air coming out of your car exhaust and you know that can’t be good for the world. Why do people still deny the facts? And is there a way around that?
Writing a good science fiction or fantasy book requires a good setting. This is setting is usually made up – or partially made up, as in urban fantasy. Worldbuilding is the process of creating such a setting. I’ve created several imaginary worlds and learned a lot while doing so. Here are five tips for people sitting down to create their own world.
The marriage of Big Data and the Internet of Things is driving the so-called fourth industrial revolution. This brings us great gadgets, but also a lot of potential trouble. Let’s gaze into the crystal ball.