Tag Archives: Robots

Stealing Jobs

The curtain closed and all the android actors retreated backstage to their charging pads. All except Theodore. He withdrew his cell phone and began recording, “It’s so hard getting an acting job since androids stole all the parts on Broadway. … Continue reading

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What Makes an Artificial Intelligence?

In my next book, I wanted to explore how an AI might be developed. As so often happens in science, I thought it might occur by accident.  This is from Book Two of the Springbok Chronicles (untitled). In my previous … Continue reading

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Electric Sheep

Ben and Roger stood looking over Roger’s field. Sheep wandered across the pastoral setting. Ben grunted. “Robot Electric Sheep. Now I’ve seen it all.” “My house robot dreamed it up,” said Roger. “You can’t get wool from them, though.” “Don’t … Continue reading

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The New Hard Work

The agricultural colony on the planet, Demeter, succeeded beyond all expectations. The previously untouched soil produced bumper crops every year, supplying 32% of Earth’s grain and vegetables. Still, dark clouds loomed. While the farmers of Demeter became richer each year, … Continue reading

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Persuasion – Write At The Merge

Written for Write At The Merge. This is my first effort for this writing challenge. A story of new technology overcoming…resistance, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction Persuasion “Welcome, Monsieur Geroux!” said Patterson. “My cafe is honored.” “The honor … Continue reading

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A Boy’s Dream: Alastair’s Photo Fiction 12May2013

An entry for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Each week, Alastair Forbes presents a pic to write 150 word flash fiction based upon it. It’s all for fun and the joy of writing, so the limit isn’t strict. Anyone is invited to … Continue reading

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Nano Surveillance Breakthrough, Exposed.

ATLANTA, GA – The next time you find a fly in your beer, it may not be doing the backstroke; it may be watching you. Nanolook Systems of Atlanta, GA has announced a breakthrough nanobot surveillance. The only problem is, … Continue reading

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