Inspired By Science. . . Again

I’m taking the recent science articles I’ve found on cultured neural networks and such that correlate to my novels as a sign that I’m doing something right. And it’s just happened again. In today’s New Scientist article “Solar shield could be quick fix for global warming” Catherine Brahic outlines how a planetary sulphate shield might […]

Your Very Own Cultured Neural Network

When I started writing Remembrancer I was intrigued by cyberpunk, post-modernism and transhumanism. I still am, and I know that the future will be nothing like we imagine, but I still keep postulating. One of the reasons I started reading the Neurophilosopher’s Blog is I was interested in how our brain capacity might evolve and […]

Science is Cool

I write science fiction. So, I read a lot of a science articles. Daily I read New Scientist and Scientific American’s top news stories. I usually also visit the Gene Expression blog, John Hawks anthropology blog and also the Neurophilosopher’s Blog. Some weeks I come across all sorts of cool science news. Some geeky fun […]

Unsung Heroines

When it comes to the birds and the bees, it’s the male birds who do all the singing, right? To attract all those female birds. Turns out female birds do in fact sing and their songs have been overlooked since Darwin: László Garamszegi of the University of Antwerp, Belgium, and colleagues studied the literature on […]