A mechanical voice from the NEST chip buried below his left temporal lobe and connected to his ear confirmed the deletion by saying, “Neural-to-External Systems Transmitter has lost connection to Personal Intelligent Digital Assistant, PIDA Raidne.” From Unfettered Journey, taking… Read More »Embedded Chips Leading to Human Cyborgs?
I’ve been reviewing the audiotapes for the Unfettered Journey audiobook these last several days. Dryw McArthur, a Shakespearean actor and voice actor from New Zealand, has done a beautiful job, with his mastery of voices. I’m hoping to have the… Read More »Unfettered Journey-the Audiobook
“So that’s the Combat Dome? It’s bigger than I expected. I didn’t realize there were all these surrounding domes attached to it.” “It’s called that by the mainstream net media, but not by those of us who live here. We… Read More »Building a Utopian (or Dystopian) Future
“Economics. The dismal science.” “I didn’t find it dismal,” she said. “It shows how the world works.” From Unfettered Journey I spend some time in my speculative fiction novel discussing the possible economic structure circa 2161, 141 years in… Read More »A New Narrative of the Economy after COVID-19?
Today, on the 50th anniversary of the shootings at Kent State, I’ve been thinking about my personal associations with the event. I was in the ninth grade when it happened. I lived in a small town in Ohio 70 miles… Read More »Kent State 50 Years Later: What Have We Learned?
Let me start by saying that no one can “outrun” the COVID-19 pandemic physically. The world of 2020 is too tightly integrated. Our desire to access almost all modern conveniences—including toilet paper—guarantees that there is transmission risk. The way we… Read More »Outrunning the Pandemic