Category Archives: Futurism / Singularity

Compare Sci-Fi and reality

I love how close the Starhopper looks to 1950’s sci-fi dreams of the future. Pretty close really! I guess the 1950’s guys imagined their rocket landing a bit like a space-plane, and hence the larger wings. They probably couldn’t imagine … Continue reading

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A philosophical and beautifully crafted review of Blade Runner 2049

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“Happy Arthursday”

“Happy ArThursday!” is how fans of Isaac Arthur greet each other on Thursdays in America as they jump online to watch the latest logical, mathematical, and quite mind-blowing episode of science and engineering implications for the future. It has been … Continue reading

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SpaceX airlines?

The EveryDay Astronaut has a good breakdown of the much longer, rambling Elon Musk presentation. It’s 11 minutes compared to Musk’s 40 minute presentation. In a nutshell, Space X couldn’t fund last year’s plans for a truly gigantic 12m diameter … Continue reading

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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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