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

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 …

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 …

Resisting the Tyranny of Algorithms in the New Year

Creativity and conquering curation.<p>Thirteenth century Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi once said, "Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth."<p>Among Steve Jobs's many entrepreneurial insights was a perspicacious observation that creativity emerges …

These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

By Vivek Wadhwa<p>Vivek Wadhwa<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Contributor, Innovations<p>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 …

Emerging Technology

Hilary Mantel's rules for writers

Hilary Mantel rounded off an astounding year by winning the Costa prize last night for her novel Bring Up the Bodies. To celebrate, here are the golden rules for writing that she first shared with us in 2010<p><b>1.</b> Are you serious about this? Then get an accountant.<p><b>2.</b> Read Becoming a Writer, by Dorothea …

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

The best-selling 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 …

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 …

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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 …

The TSA Randomizer iPad App Cost $1.4 Million

You may have seen the TSA Randomizer on your last flight. A TSA agent holds an iPad. The agent taps the iPad, a large arrow points right or left, and …

Mind control is no longer science fiction

Irish researcher leads team in cutting-edge brain-to-brain communication<p>Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 07:30<p>“It was one of the weirdest sensations I have ever …