The Expanse: Best Show No One is Watching

– By Paulie Spiceflow – SPOILER WARNING: Season 2 Finale of The Expanse Another great sci-fi show finished its second season to minimal fanfare. The first show, Humans, is arguably one of the best AI shows of all time but doesn’t seem to be on the radar of many sci-fi fans outside of the UK. […]

Colony on the Verge of Greatness, Just Needs Hope

– By Paulie Spiceflow – Colony is a show hitting well above its weight class. Forgive the sports metaphor but there isn’t a better way to say it. The dystopian drama is head and shoulders better than its cable sci-fi competitors but has yet to gain recognition or see record-smashing ratings on USA. Better than […]

Thoughtcrime 022: The War Against the Machines Part 2

  On Part 2 of our discussion of the war against the machines, Jon and I cover the more common fears of AI, namely revolution and subjugation at the hands of our robot overlords. We discuss movies like Terminator, The Matrix, as well as Ex Machina, I, Robot, and many others. There is also discussion […]

TC 011: Battlemechs and World Building Tips

Will we ever fight with battlemechs? On this episode I take on the question of whether a walking mech is or will ever be practical on the battlefield. Also, I talk about the prospects of a robot fighting league and a little advice for those writing military science fiction. Here are some links Fighting Robot […]

The World in 2025

  By Jacob Foxx Realclearscience had an interesting article detailing nine predictions about the world of 2025. The predictions come from Thomson Reuters, a research firm with a prestigious reputation. All of them are positive and exciting, but a bit too optimistic. The predictions include improvements in treatment and prevention of dementia, rise of solar […]