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Tag Archives: Science Fiction
It used to take a cast of thousands to create cinematic extravaganzas, but now the job can be done with a cast of dozens of artists and developers, plus thousands of cloud-connected computer servers. The proof of that can be … Continue reading
Over the past 42 years, filmgoers have seen exotic worlds come to life in a succession of Star Wars movies — a series that is now coming to a climax with “Star Wars: Episode IX, The Rise of Skywalker.” But are those … Continue reading
If “The Expanse” ever decides to shoot episodes of the science-fiction series on a Blue Origin spaceship, Wes Chatham is ready to go. “I do think it’d be an excellent marketing opportunity to be the first show that shoots a scene in space,” said … Continue reading
View this post on Instagram Here’s what happens when @SirPatStew visits #Amazon to talk about the new #StarTrekPicard, and we drop in on the team that writes jokes for #Alexa. A post shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) on Nov 14, … Continue reading
He promised he’d be back — and 35 years after Arnold Schwarzenegger created what’s now a cliche for artificial intelligence gone wrong in the first “Terminator” movie, the cinematic nightmares about time-traveling killer robots have returned to the big screen. … Continue reading
Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s works of fiction often play off the potential for future facts — for example, the virtual world described in “Snow Crash,” the nanotechnology at the heart of “The Diamond Age” and the millennium-scale thinking that’s embodied … Continue reading