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Four book series that are shaping the future of science fiction on television | Ars Technica

Here are the searingly original visions that will soon set your monitors on fire.<p>If recent Hollywood deals are any indication, science fiction on TV …

Science Fiction

Asteroid hit Armageddon bull's eye to wipe out the dinosaurs, scientists believe

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs wreaked apocolyptic havoc on Earth due to circumstance rather than size, scientists have argued.<p>New …

Profit

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but in the coming years. We have already begun to see ways in which computing, sensors, artificial intelligence and genomics are reshaping entire industries and our daily lives.<p>As we …

Artificial Intelligence

Hilary Mantel's rules for writers

<b>1.</b> Are you serious about this? Then get an accountant.<p><b>2.</b> Read Becoming a Writer, by Dorothea Brande. Then do what it says, including the tasks you think are impossible. You will particularly hate the advice to write first thing in the morning, but if you can manage it, it might well be the best …

Stephen King Used These 8 Writing Strategies To Sell 350 Million Books

The bestselling novelist shares his secrets to selling so many books.<p>Stephen King is one of the most prolific and commercially successful authors of the past half century, with more than 70 books of horror, science fiction, and fantasy to his name. Estimates put the total sales of his books at …

Creative Writing

Why You Should NOT Write A Book

There’s an unwritten rule that published authors are supposed to encourage everyone who dreams of it to finally go for it and write that book!<p>Except …

Dark Matter review – quantum fiction that’s delightfully unserious

Blake Crouch, author of the Wayward Pines trilogy, opens up a new and infinitely filmable world<p>The first thing to know about Blake Crouch’s <i>Dark Matter</i> is that it is not, by any means, a sensible book. It stars one Jason Dessen, an atomic physicist who has left behind his dreams of creating “the …

Books

Comment on Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future by Personal Bankruptcy Information | Mega Tech Software

[…] redeem their outstanding debts, since they do not possess any ways or means, or the resources. The futurist can aid you in your search for …

Singularity

CSS custom properties (native variables) In-Depth

I thought to start from explaining the purpose of having variables in CSS but actually popularity of CSS pre/postprocessors already did that.<p>Couple …

JavaScript
iPad Apps

Mind control is no longer science fiction

News (Ireland)

This War of Mine

The Little Ones expansion is available now as an in-app purchase!<p>"If you've not already played this brilliant, heart-wrenching game, then mobile is …