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microsoft office

Why I Use Microsoft Office (And Maybe You Should Too) | GEGATT

Prior to the rise of the GUI OS there have been office products that have included word processors, spreadsheet programs, and presentation software. Today, if you’re employed or in school, the top of the top of these is Microsoft Office, ...
Geek Culture, Movies, Opinion, Sci-Fi, Sci-fi, Science and Speculation, Science Fiction / Fantasy, Television
clarke

Clarke’s Three Laws

For the uninitiated (or those who never knew where at least one of these statements came from) Arthur C. Clarke made his mark on the world of Speculative Fiction, of which Science Fiction is a part, by creating three (3) ...
AtoZ Challenge, Future, Geek, Geek Culture, Novel, Opinion, Sci-Fi, Sci-fi, Science and Speculation, Science Fiction / Fantasy, Star Trek, Star Wars
zoology

Z is for Zoology | A to Z Challenge

Zoology is the study of the evolutionary study and history of animal biology. In the past, this was about how animals and species came to be prior top Charles Darwin’s trip on the HMS Beagle to the Galapagos Islands. With ...
AtoZ Challenge, Geek, Geek Culture, Matrix, Novel, Opinion, Sci-fi, Science Fiction / Fantasy, Star Trek, STEM
yeast

Y is for Yeast | A to Z Challenge

This might not seem obvious to many, but yeast is the basis for a lot of life. Or, it’s the basis for bread and alcohol. In either case, yeast is an important representative component to the future and LIFE IN ...
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visitor

V is for Visitor | A to Z Challenge

The one thing we cannot seem to get past, no matter how hard we try  (or how crazy people sometimes are), is that there is life out there. Where? Outer Space!!!! Wait! What? Yes. It’s true. The majority of people, ...
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universe

U is for Universe | A to Z Challenge

This is the big one. Literally. The one that defines everything that came before and that will come after. This is the very nature of our existence, the answer to the Big Bang, the notion of how life came to ...
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science

S is for Science and Speculation | A to Z Challenge

The origin of science fiction is fiction that is based in science. I read, some years ago (and probably still have) an essay written by an academic and religious philosopher Hugh Nibley where he posits the problem with modern (60’s ...
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heinlein

R is for Robert A. Heinlein | A to Z Challenge

One of the masters of science fiction, along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, is Robert Heinlein. This is a man who created a vision of the future that is unparalleled most other places. While Heinlein had a penchant ...
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punk

P is for Punk | A to Z Challenge

There is this movement in Science Fiction, a movement I like to call slash punk. Basically, take something idea or period of time (or technology) and add a –punk at the end and you’ve fathered (or mothered or alien mutated) ...
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novel

N is for Novel | A to Z Challenge

Updated 29 April 2014 @ 7:56 EST to correct author on Red Mars books to Kim Stanley Robinson from Ben Bova. Today, the letter N is for Novel. Why? Because we wouldn’t and couldn’t have the kinds of science fiction ...