I’m back, after a busy Christmas/New Year. Today’s prompt really caught my imagination and I want to pursue this idea further.
I got to work with someone extremely frustrating last week. So infuriating I thought I might be forced to murder them. Unfortunately that kind of behaviour is frowned on were I work. Instead, I decided I would just kill them in effigy, in fiction. And you know what? It really helped. Instead of wanting to […]
What is it like to be a bird? Or a fish? How does it feel to fly above the ground, to swim across the bottom of the ocean? What would an animal meant for space feel like?
What’s the best way to mine an asteroid? Robots? Any serious distance away and the time delay makes the semblance of control laughable. AI is always buggy and imperfect. People? They need so much support, so much sustenance. What if you could get all the problem solving finesse of a real meat person, without all […]
I’m a little obsessed with artificial intelligence. So much of the media I consumed as a kid had some kind of android or AI. Daneel Olivia from Asimov’s Robot novels. The Terminator from, well, Terminator. Star Trek’s Data. System Shock’s SHODAN. Hell, even the Transformers cartoons. I thought they were all amazing.
I have been watching a TV show called ‘Westworld’ and I think it’s pretty good. If you don’t like spoilers, you should probably not read this. I am absolutely certain I’ve spoiled all sorts of shit here.
Here’s a thought I had in response to the Daily Prompt. Today, it was ‘Filthy’. I started there and went in a different direction.