John Parkinson

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Players Have Crowned A New Best Board Game — And It May Be Tough To Topple

If we’re living in a golden age of board games, then the website BoardGameGeek is the internet’s sifting pan. The bounty of games overfloweth — one …

Automated robot jobs the 'fourth industrial revolution'

As many as one in three jobs in Wales could be lost to machines by 2030 in what has been described as the "fourth industrial revolution".<p>A leading think tank has predicted jobs could be transferred to robots in traditional "white-collar" jobs such as accounting, call centre work and law, although …

Become the Star of Your Own Story in Graphic Novel Adventures

<i>Each week here at Geek & Sundry we take a look at new and upcoming exciting titles on Kickstarter! This week’s Kickstarter of the week is Graphic</i> …

Will Iain M. Banks’s Bonkers Space Opera Novels Work On Screen?

Last week, Amazon announced it will be adapting <i>Consider Phlebas</i>, the first book in Iain Banks’s acclaimed space opera Culture novels. On Twitter, CEO …

Top 10 spaceships in fiction

From Jules Verne’s far-sighted Victorian moonshot to the self-aware starships of Iain M Banks, here are some of the most compelling flights of fantasy<p>Some of my earliest memories are of watching Star Trek in the early 1970s, on my grandparents’ black and white TV, and then getting caught up as a …

Science Fiction

Bauhaus in Mexico | by J. Hoberman | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Not long after their arrival to the United States, the Bauhaus instructors Josef and Anni Albers went looking for America and found it… in …

The Best Dungeon RPGs for iPhone and iPad - A TouchArcade Ranking

Hello, gentle readers. Are you looking for a quick and easy list of recommendations for a particular genre of games? I'm hoping to help you out with …

The 11 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2016

Fill your bookshelves, fill your mind<p>We’re living in a world that looks increasingly like science fiction, so I find myself looking to the genre not for predictions of what the future holds but for some guidance for dealing with this strange and changing world. 2016 was a difficult year, but a …