Geek Culture, Writing and Other Junk from Writer C. A. Wilke
 
Tag: <span>futurism</span>

Of Flying Cars and Space Planes

Despite having basically supercomputers in our pockets, cars that nearly drive themselves and being just a few years from robots doing almost all manual labor, getting into space is still very difficult and very expensive. However, that may change in our lifetime. According to a paper by the National Aeronautics …

The Fall of Labor

(This is Part 1 of 2 articles on The Future of Labor and The Human Race. Part 2 will be linked here as soon as it is published.) Let’s talk about the future. Of course, that’s often the topic here. I mean, science fiction is the theme, right? But, let’s …

*Archive* Pre-Crime: The Science Fact-ion of Minority Report

 Crime. The social aspects of it, the repercussions from it and the simple fear of it are major factors in people’s lives. Local politicians like to talk about how they’ll crack down on crime. Inner-city economically impoverished people tend to get sucked into it by necessity. And most recently, corporations …

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