Tag Archive: scifi

S2.21 The Parasite and the Widow

The Parasite and the Widow by Jeremy Gottwig Jeremy’s recent work has appeared in Nature: Futures, the InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Darkfuse.  He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and young son and is a member of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society Critique Circle. Links: Strange Shuttle @jgottwig Facebook Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes. Save Save

Writing Prompt: Hack the future!

I’ve been talking about spam and hacking and the future a lot. I’m obviously not alone. But in addition to the really huge ways the world will change (and it will, health care is in for a giant change in the next decade or so), the world will change in a lot of tiny ways. Automation is going to become a bigger, more powerful, and hopefully…eventually…more intuitive and user-friendly thing. Things like Amazon’s dash buttons will become more common. APIs,…
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Prompt: Brain Scans

Happy Friday! I find myself often being prompted to write based on a news or newsish story I read. I thought I’d try posting those on Fridays and see if people like it. Prompt: Brain Scans Article: Could brain scans determine guilt? from a great podcast that I really enjoy Quirks and Quarks. (The transcript has been included and more information.) Questions: What happens if we start to really come to have a solid handle scientifically on who people who…
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