We Are Not Alone … maybe

This is either one of the most important things I will ever write… or else it’s just somewhat interesting. Astronomers have discovered what might be – and I stress might be – evidence of “alien megastructures” in deep space. A star near the Milky Way has a strange mess of objects orbiting it. The Kepler Space […]

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Androids Do Dream of Electric Sheep … And Pig-Snails

“Will I dream?” asks HAL 9000 in 2010. It turns out that computers do indeed dream after all, and what they imagine is beautiful, surreal and unlike anything anybody could ever foresee. Unless, of course, you are Philip K. Dick, who wondered if androids dream of electric sheep. They do. Software engineers at Google tested the company’s servers to see if they […]

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