Category Archives: Futurism / Singularity

Could hypothetical aliens hide from us?

I’ve been reading sci-fi for decades, and yet 10 minutes into an Isaac Arthur video I realise I’m still not thinking BIG enough! Can we hide from alien civilisations? It’s already too late. Forget TV and radio shows. As the … Continue reading

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Thinkism

Futurists / Singularity geeks. What do you make of these thoughts on “Thinkism”? I wrote them after watching the 2.5 star movie “Automata”. PS: I’ve been thinking these things for a while, but futurist Isaac Arthur on youtube also voiced … Continue reading

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Call for driverless Australia by 2030

I’ve been saying it for a while: a driver-less society is coming. It could soon be illegal to drive in Australia, because the robots will do it so much better! Smart cars are coming, but what about smart roads? Telstra’s … Continue reading

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After Earth review

As Rotten Tomatoes says: A crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige and his legendary father Cypher stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher critically injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal … Continue reading

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Elon Musk becomes even more like Iron Man

Elon Musk designs a hand-gesture 3D Cad interface similar to, you guessed it, Tony Stark (Iron Man).

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The quest for life invented death and carnage

Being New Year’s Eve I was just briefly checking the history of fireworks, and noticed this quote from the wiki. The prevailing academic consensus is that gunpowder was formulated in the 9th century by Chinese alchemists searching for an elixir … Continue reading

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Are there ‘aliens’ in your nose?

If I took a swab of the inside of your nose and analysed the DNA, there would be some DNA we would recognise from you, some from bacteria, and some from virus. That would be it, right? There wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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