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Sunday 30 April 2017
by Wulf
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Zoom, Enhance

Do you remember that scene in Blade Runner (1982) where Deckard instructs his computer to zoom in – and in and in – on a photo of an apartment, allowing him to reveal hidden details that help the story along? … Continue reading

Monday 18 July 2016
by Wulf
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A science fiction theme that has long fascinated me is aftermath – what is left of our society and its marks on the world when civilisation has been knocked back to the point of destruction. We can imagine what that … Continue reading

Thursday 7 April 2016
by Wulf
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Beltrunner by Sean O’Brien

I recently read a blog post by Charlie Stross where he was discussing sci-fi cliches. Unfortunately, Sean O’Brien manages to draw on a fair number of them in Beltrunner. It is set in the future, focusing on an independent asteroid … Continue reading

Thursday 21 January 2016
by Wulf
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Discussion of Planet Nine, the temporary name of a hypothetical planet in the solar system, is making me think big. It potentially explains the orbiting patterns of several Kuiper Belt Objects. We have never directly observed it but the models … Continue reading