China wants to shape the global future of artificial intelligence and one way it plans to do that is by setting the technical standards.
It was likely accidental Intermodular Distortion. Not nearly as sexy as James Bond-style sonic weapon, but annoying all the same.
The ‘Nam is a Marvel comic series from 1986 that gives a fictionalized portrayal events of the Viet Nam from the American soldier’s point of view. It’s an excellent work that blends cartoonish art with gritty realism.
I remember this series from my comic collecting days and I still have a physical copy of issue #2 in my stash somewhere. I never did get further than that before because of logistics issues, but now that I have a Marvel Unlimited subscription, I am able to catch up with all twenty issues. Currently I’ve read up to issue 8.
Trawling through the Internet for other info on the series, I found this thesis: Doug Murray’s The ‘Nam: A Literary examination of the Traumatic Effects of War Told through Visual Literature.
Stephen Hawking, celebrity cyborg, guest star of Big Bang Theory, and sometime cosmologist who expanded our understanding of the universe — now he gets to see it all in person. Rest in peace, good sir, rest in peace.
Beyond A Year In Space, a PBS documentary on the effects of long term habitation in space, featuring Scott Kelly, the endurance record holder.
Also available as a podcast.
The chemical soup on Europa provides the right conditions to support life. Now to send a robot submarine to say hello.
A capsule summary of the exciting life of Claire Boothe Luce, wife of Henry Luce, who provided the funds for Silliman University’s Luce Auditorium.