Category Archives: Sci-Fi

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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The predictions of HG Wells

I have always had a love of the predictive power of Sci-Fi. They take modern technological trends, and ask, “What if?” Sometimes they tell a great story. Other times, they tell the future! The Smithsonian looks at at the hits and … 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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Flash fiction: Dragoncall

I’m normally a Science Fiction sort of guy. Peter F Hamilton space opera, Neal Stephenson Cyberpunk, Greg Bear futurist, and of course the literary Ian M Banks. But I also want to write Sci-Fi, probably in the popular young-adult dystopian … Continue reading

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Star Trek “Beyond”

The Star Trek reboot movies have been criticised for not having the sense of exploration and philosophical idealism of the TV Series. Will “Beyond” be any different? It may. Not because a “Fast and Furious” director is on board, but … Continue reading

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Captain James Kirk commands futuristic destroyer!

This next story is too good! 1. Captain James Kirk commands this brand new futuristic destroyer. I’m just saying! What are they not telling us? Anyone dug up a frozen genetically enhanced super-warriors named KHAN(!) lately? 2. EM gun! $25k … 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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