Tags: sci-fi

Machine supplying

Book recommendations.

The Force Awakens

The inevitable opinion piece on *that* movie.

Recently speculative

Some recent sci-fi books I’ve read and recommend.

dConstruct 2015 podcast: John Willshire

Michael Caine in the Fortress of Solitude.

dConstruct 2015 podcast: Chriss Noessel

So much geekiness in one podcast episode.

dConstruct 2015 podcast: Ingrid Burrington

Time travel, terminators, and network infrastructure.

100 words 005

Day five.

Star wheels

I have a bad feeling about this.


For all its flaws, Interstellar is boldly brilliant.


What I did at Science Hack Day San Francisco.


There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.

The literary operator

A beautiful machine.

August in America, day eight

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Tucson, Arizona.

Slow glass

Other days, other eyes.

A question of time

My answer to a deceptively simple-sounding question.

Listen to Brighton SF

The audio (and transcript) is available for your listening (and reading) pleasure.


Brighton SF just got even better.

Brighton SF

I’m gathering together some sci-fi authors the evening before dConstruct.

Who goes there?

From another world.


I have come here to watch an all-night movie marathon and chew bubblegum. And I am all out of bubblegum.

Improving Reality

Documenting the infinite loop between science fiction and reality in digital art, cinema and gaming.

I, Interface

Any sufficiently-stretched analogy is indistinguishable from bullshit.

Postscript to Space

I miss Arthur C. Clarke.

Past visions of the future

Designing for tomorrow, yesterday.


The world of Iain M Banks.

Fact eats fiction

Two novels, connected by prescience.

Prime yourself

Some tips for when (not if) you see the film Primer.