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Genetically engineered humans will arrive sooner than you think. And we're not ready.

"What's happening is bigger than any one of us": a conversation with historian Michael Bess.<p>Artificial intelligence has become the pet anxiety of luminaries like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking. They have all expressed concerns about our Promethean quest to develop machine intelligence, …

Cyberpunk Social Engineering In Supercontinent Ltd

Social engineering is the bane of network security. Your firewall’s layers of barriers, dummy vaults, and deadly black ICE might stymie even a super …

PC Gaming

DNA of Ancient Phoenician Could Make Us Reconsider History of Human Migration

05/27/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>A rare genome has been identified in an ancient body pulled from a sarcophagus on a site near ancient Carthage, in a discovery which could throw new light on the history of human movement. …

Listen: Bruce Sterling's "Black Swan (a cyberpunk story)"

Bruce Sterling's 2010 short story Black Swan (a cyberpunk story) comes to life in a fine reading by Paul Cram (MP3) on the Starshipsofa podcast.<p>Black …

Black Swans

Writing Sci-Fi? First Understand How Elephants Aren't Dragonflies (Op-Ed)

<i>Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy</i> …

Creative Writing

Windows 10 Mobile: Hard to fall in love with yet!

It truly is a lofty goal that dispenses with the prevailing notion that desktop platforms and mobile platforms ought to be separate from one another …

Windows Phone

This addictive browser game will make you finally write a novel

Have you ever wondered if you’ve got the commitment and willpower to write a book? Well, whether you’ve tried and failed or you’re just toying with the idea of exercising your writing skills, this free browser game might be just what you need for inspiration.<p>Eveline is a game where you play the …

How to clean install Windows the right way

Sometimes, the best way to fix deep-seated Windows issues is to burn everything to the ground and start from scratch. Reinstalling Windows refreshes the operating system, which gets rid of most corruption, errors, and viruses. Microsoft has tried to make this process easier with the Refresh and …

Flash Drives

Scientists Set to Drill Dinosaur-Killing Impact Crater for the First Time

A tale of dead dinosaurs and ecological recovery is written in the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed.<p>The Gulf of Mexico, rich in oil deposits, is no stranger to offshore drilling. But for the first time ever, an expedition of scientists is set venture off the Yucatán coast to drill for core samples from the …

Geology

Canadian porn producers face an increasingly competitive marketplace

Wholesomeness isn't a word that's usually associated with pornography, but that's how Kate Sinclaire describes what she does.<p>"I've often compared what I do to the organic movement," Ms. Sinclaire says. She's the founder of Ciné Sinclaire and Cherrystems, two Winnipeg-based websites that offer what …

Small Business

Good Writing Is the Hardest Form of Thinking

Good writing is the hardest form of thinking. It involves the agony of turning profoundly difficult thoughts into lucid form, then forcing them into …

Writing

There Is Such a Thing as Plant Intelligence

Plants are capable of solving problems and learning from past experiences.<p>When Paleolithic painters decorated the walls of the caves at Chauvet, in France, they chose stunning motifs of horses and other animals. For them, as for most of us, plants were just there in the background, vegetating away. …

Here's Your Exclusive First Look Of Kameron Hurley's Upcoming Novel The Stars Are Legion

Kameron Hurley is one of the more exciting authors to break into the science fiction publishing field in recent years. Her upcoming book, <i>The Stars</i> …

Syfy’s The Expanse Is the Best Damn Space Show Since Firefly, and You Should Be Watching Right Now

You didn’t watch <i>Firefly</i>, did you? Admit it! Not when it was on air, anyway. You didn’t watch, and the show was canceled. It’s basically your …

The top 10 old school pizza in Toronto

The top old school pizza in Toronto come from longstanding institutions that have been slinging out slices of cheesy goodness for decades. In the …

Pie

Don’t feel guilty about buying used books: Writers won’t see a dime of that sale, but it’s the long game that counts

It’s always good when consumers are aware of how creators get paid—but there’s no shame in not buying new<p>Recently, writer Kristen Lamb came out swinging in a blog post lamenting that her fellow authors were eager to applaud the longevity of used bookstores, as detailed in a recent Washington Post …

Writing

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Will a sexy muse and booze make you a brilliant writer? This life lesson will tell

See how a writer finds his creativity, get addicted to it and realize it's not enough. This article explains the importance of the missing piece.

Treat Writing As A Job

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

Writing

What if Hillary Clinton doesn’t run for President?

WASHINGTON — In Washington, in Iowa, in New Hampshire, really in any place that’s already talking about the 2016 campaign for president, just about …