You have no idea just how close I came to becoming a pod-person. Or murdered in my sleep. Or both. If I may digress from the usual sort of post I do around here, I’d like share with you a creepy little story of what happened to me the other night –or the other early morning, to be specifically vague… [Read more…]
Archives for 2015
Today I’m happy to host a cover reveal by author D.M. Cain, a previous guest geek here on the blog! The dark, gritty psychological thriller The Phoenix Project undergoes a makeover in the brand new Booktrope edition. It’s completely re-edited and re-designed, and features this stunning cover by the talented Amalia Chitulescu, with whom I’ve had the pleasure of working as well. Have a look!
Artificial Intelligence is slowly becoming a reality. Perhaps the Singularity is even next week. Sci-fi is filled with artificial intelligences that were born evil, turned evil, or had evil thrust upon them. A Memory in the Black, the second book in my sci-fi/cyberpunk series, introduces the A.I. known as Suuthrien. Whether or not Suuthrien is truly evil is just something you’ll have to wait and see about in A Dragon at the Gate, but the wonderful geeks Camela and Z.D. over at the Shadows of the Sound podcast invited me, along with another entity known only as Archangel, to discuss the concept of evil A.I., and things like what sort of loopholes can you find when determining what causes “harm” to us human-type meatbags.