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Cool Tweets About Robots, Writing & More

As you may know by now, my next collection is made up of short stories about artificial intelligence and robots. So here are some tweets I’ve seen about cool robot stuff over the last few weeks: Chinese restaurant owner has amassed a robot noodle maker army goo.gl/jfs3i twitter.com/pourmecoffee/s… — pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) April 23, 2013  …

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This Is Not A Movie Review Of “Safety Not Guaranteed”

“It’s about a time, and a place…do you have a favorite song? …. It’s that time and that place and that song and you remember what it was like when you were in that place and you listen to that song and you know you’re not in that place anymore and it makes you feel…hollow.”…

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ROBOTS ATTACK! Boston Blog

A couple weeks ago, I was visiting a friend in Boston and he asked what kind of writing I was working on right now. When I said I’d started thinking back to my robot/AI anthology, his response? “Then we should go to the MIT museum.*” (*not a direct quote.) Which was how, in the space…

Homework Takeaway #5: We’re Pretty Sure There Was A Big Bang

After several months – was it really back in January that I posted my most recent update in this series? – I picked up “The Elegant Universe” again and kept reading. On page 349 (in my edition), Green talks about how there was a moment where the universe from being opaque to being transparent. He then…

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Have set up a paper.li for Climate Change, so if you want to see what Twitter is saying about that in  advance of Hot Mess‘s March release, click here. Read a fascinating paper last night called “Can language restructure cognition? The case for space,” which is about how different frames of reference carry through both…

Homework Takeaway #4: Uncertainties in Time, Space and Relationships

I’m still chipping away at Elegant Universe, and have just finished watching Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen – the version starring Daniel Craig as Werner Heisenberg and Stephen Rea as Neils Bohr. So now there are a few threads going though my mind. Copenhagen is an illustration of how the uncertainty principle and physics can map themselves…