On-Demand Spaceship Parts from Pink Goop?

One of the most fascinating technologies to be birthed out of the turn of the millennium is additive, or 3d, printing. And like many other scientific discoveries and inventions, it doesn’t take a ton of imagination to see how something like that might be useful in space. In fact, I …

FlashFic: Resurrectant

Saw this yesterday on ArtStation and was immediately inspired to do a flash piece. This one comes in at just over 1k words. I also want to give a special thank you and shout-out to Pablo Dominguez over at ArtStation, who graciously gave me permission to post his art. He …

Immigration and overseas manufacturing may be irrelevant to future jobs

Okay, I’m going to try to talk about a political topic without getting political. I’m talking about jobs in the U.S. I’ve not been shy on sharing my opinions on things like this, but that’s not what this post is about. We’re not here to talk about immigrants “stealing” jobs …

In the Pitch Black of space, only Oobleck can save you

As a fan of science fiction and a wanna-be futurist, I like to think that someday in the (hopefully) not-too-distant future we will send out a spaceship designed to slowly carry colonists across the vast, empty stretches of interstellar space to a new world. This trip will likely take years, maybe a …

The Handmaid’s Tale Ep. 1-3: Setup for a Dark Future

I’d never read Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale. Though, I’m remedying this. I’m barely up to chapter eight. The book, however, has been one of my wife’s favorites for as long as I’ve known her, so the moment she saw the first trailer she was hooked. After seeing …

FlashFic: New Gaea

I really liked this image from last week’s Nerd Art Picks. This one is courtesy of Ivan Malinin over at Art Station. Ivan’s pic instantly inspired me because of the interesting juxtaposition between the nude woman and the science fiction setting. It appeared to me that she’d clearly just woken …