It’s Worldcon weekend, which means that the Hugo award winners have been announced – congratulations to all who picked one up, and commiserations to those who did not. I’m going to take this opportunity, however, to ask a topical question – do awards like the Hugos really mean anything, from the point of view of the average reader? Continue reading The value of science fiction awards
It’s a tough gig, this blogging thing, y’know. It’s like working in a vacuum, wondering if you’ll ever get a gasp of air. Today, I got a big old lung-full. Continue reading The ultimate endorsement
Yet another example of how the world is becoming more and more like a science fiction story every day. Researchers at NASA’s Ames Research Laboratory have developed a sensor system that can read your thoughts.
Continue reading Subvocal thought control