SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 9/20/14


dashner-mazerunnermovieThe internet(s) gives and gives and gives.

There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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Is There A Reason To Be Pessimistic About Artificial Intelligence?


Is There A Reason To Be Pessimistic About Artificial Intelligence?

Jayson Greene at the New York Times has written a piece questioning why science fiction as a genre has been so pessimistic about the possibilities of artificial intelligence, and whether it’s really warranted. I think it’s worth checking out.
I’ve never considered the possibility that AI might pose an existential threat to humanity a serious one. [...]

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Inside the Maze Runner: The Guide to the Glade


Inside the Maze Runner: The Guide to the Glade

I can’t possibly being any more excited to see that James Dashner’s science fiction thriller The Maze Runner is out at the theaters and it’s doing well. As a guy who grew up watching movies like Logan’s Run and The Running Man and playing game after game of Dungeons & Dragons (Young heroes braving monsters [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Hulk Annual #1


badass-hulkannual1Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Hulk: Annual #1! Hulk & Life/Death!

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Scientists Can Now Identify Potentially Habitable Regions of Entire Universe


Is there life out there in the vast blackness of outer space? Maybe or maybe not, but thanks to ongoing scientific studies of where and when powerful gamma ray bursts occur, we may soon know where life isn’t.
For quite some time, the search for habitable planets has focused on identifying those in the “Goldilocks” zone: [...]

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James L. Sutter’s Heretical Hero: The Atheist Warrior Salim Ghadafar


I must admit that I held certain preconceptions when Paizo Publishing Managing Editor James L. Sutter dropped a line to let me know about his new book The Redemption Engine. I knew that the plot involved wayward souls, a trip to Hell, and a protagonist – Salim Ghadafar – bound to the service of the [...]

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SF & Fantasy

The Last King of Osten Ard: Tad Williams Answers Questions


williams-dragonbonechairTad Williams took part in a Reddit: AMA yesterday!

Here the questions and his answers pulled out of the AMA concerning the The Last King of Osten Ard, the sequel trilogy to his bestselling trilogy Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn!

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50 Page Fridays: Diana Gabaldon


50 Page Fridays: Diana Gabaldon

This week we’re featuring the first 50 pages of Diana Gabaldon’s OUTLANDER – the first book in her bestselling series, which is now also a new show on Starz! Click read more to check it out.

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