Category: Sci-Fiction

  • When Robots can Feel, Humanity will Experience the Pain

    When Robots can Feel, Humanity will Experience the Pain

    My beliefs are constantly being challenged and in many cases I have had to drop a belief or change it completely. Technology is a massive instigator of this.

  • Jitsi – My Favorite New Video Conferencing Software

    Jitsi – My Favorite New Video Conferencing Software

    Lockdown has changed everything about the way we work. In particular it has changed how we communicate. Since we are now working from home, we have all become accustomed to using Zoom, Teams, Discord and a myriad of other video conferencing software.

  • Experiencing the Story of your Life

    Experiencing the Story of your Life

    I just finished reading the short story “Story of your Life” written by Ted Chiang. All I can say is Wow!!! This is an incredible piece of writing, and it’s definitely one of the best things I’ve ever read. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I hate reading! However I have read a handful of books that delivered an experience like no other, and this book is one of them.

  • Arthur C Clarke knew the future would be Vegetarian

    Arthur C Clarke knew the future would be Vegetarian

    Arthur C Clarke is a renowned scientist who is familiar to every nerd and film buff. As a nerd you know him because of his stunning contributions to science that informs everything from radar to global communications. As a film buff you know him because he wrote 2001: A Space Odyssey, the greatest film ever made. However, this post is going to delve into his written novels and in particular 3001: The Final Odyssey and the profound insight it gave me.

  • Elon Musks’ Grand Plan

    Elon Musks’ Grand Plan

    Elon Musk has interests in a myriad of stunning ventures. Everything from electric vehicles to artificial intelligence. With this vast array of successful businesses, you’ve got to ask yourself; what’s it all for? where’s it headed? and are these ventures all interconnected? Everything from electric vehicles to artificial intelligence. With this vast array of successful businesses, you’ve got to ask yourself; what’s it all for? where’s it headed? and are these ventures all interconnected?

  • Why the World will be Vegan-ish

    Why the World will be Vegan-ish

    There are a lot of arguments for going Vegan. Off the top of my head I can think of five; climate change, animal welfare, enhanced health, addressing income inequality and spirituality. But there is another reason that doesn’t get touted enough. I believe that this reason hands down dictates that the world will be Vegan-ish. There is no doubt that this reason will in actuality be the driving force that turns the world Vegan-ish. The reason is quite an unexpected one : Economies of Scale!

  • The Princess of Mars

    The Princess of Mars

    Every once in while I read an old book that is at least a century old. I like doing this because it gives me insight into how people wrote and hence how people thought along time ago. You can get a feeling for what the sentiment and thinking was like back then.

  • Greening the Planet

    Greening the Planet

    Seven years ago I was very fortunate to partake in a local version of a broader global initiative called the FoodisFree project. I joined a meetup group that was trying launch one of these community gardens in the area. It was so cool to engage with a diverse set of like minded people who wanted to produce something of value.

  • V-gang : Exploring Sci-fi, Veganism and Ethics

    V-gang : Exploring Sci-fi, Veganism and Ethics

    I’ve just released my very first brand spanking new Comic Book called V-gang. I’m thrilled to have completed a long ambition of mine to combine my artistic skill and thoughts about some very important matters concerning us all today. I’ve currently released the book on Amazon https://amzn.to/2P2HJ6r. Soon it will be available in paper format.