Random Friday

And we also have the very last random Friday! πŸ™‚ Some innovation links first: image recognition with deep learning for e-commerce explains very well how the whole thing works. I found it fascinating. And some tech is good, like the authonomous drone delivering diabetes medication to a remote Irish island.

And of course learning to read boosts the visual brain, but we have some studies to prove it! πŸ˜‰ And speaking of brain, we now have wearable cyborgs that use bran waves to power up your muscles and Synchron achieved the first successful human implantation of brain computer interface. The Future Earth Chronicles are coming closer, LOL! Maybe they’re already building the Rainbow Towns! πŸ˜€

I was asked this week if I have children and if I missed not having them. No, I don’t miss not having children (hey, I have Dear Nephew! πŸ˜‰ Although at 14 he’s kind of hard to get through, LOL!), and when I think about all those people who keep breeding in this doomed world, I’m even more vehement about voluntary human extinction and wish everybody did like me. Your children won’t have a world to grow up in, especially if you don’t do anything to stop those people from killing us all.

Last Saturday I watched Replicas. Not as bad as they painted it, but then, I’m no sci-fi expert. Kind of reminded me of Johnny Mnemonic with better computer graphics, since there’s 20 years between the two. And again, we have a father who wants to save his family with his science – but I might wonder what for? πŸ˜‰

Near Future Sci-fi is the harder to pull off. I’m currently updating the technology in a novel that I wrote back in 2000 – a human society that had starships, but limited tech in its artificial town. I didn’t make The City like Rainbow Town in Future Earth Chronicles, but I had to change a few things here and there! πŸ˜€

Stay tuned for the blogoversary… and have a great weekend! πŸ™‚

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  1. You never know… Just because we don’t know about it, doesn’t mean they haven’t already started building a place like that. For all we know, they did years ago, and it’s just a well kept secret.

    As for children: there’s a part of me that wishes I could have had some. On the other hand, I have to agree with your feelings about the world I’d be bringing them in to, and when I think of it that way, it makes me glad things worked out the way they did.


    • You must be a fellow conspiracy theorist! πŸ™‚
      We have marches for climate change this weekend and the metro is closed… but
      I have to go out! 😦
      Working on a contemporary story, but not sure I’ll publish it. At least the planned shorts are done, yay! πŸ™‚


  2. YAY for the shorts being done! πŸ™‚


    • Yeah, but stuck with the other, LOL!
      Have a great weekend! 😘


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