Science Deniers in the Modern Medieval Age

sciencedenierWhat is a science denier?

These days it is anyone who does not agree with the general media about the covid vaxxination. However you want to debate all of that… the label of science denier is pure propaganda.

Science should be questioned, it is meant to be questioned. Science is full of theories and hypotheses and questions.… Read the rest

Unending Cliffhangers in Canadian Science Fiction Television

Most of the Canadian science fiction television show I have ever watched end in cliffhangers which are never resolved because the show gets cancelled. You can find and watch them over and over again here and there but there will never be a real ending. Unending, never ending cliffhangers.

Its not that I need a happy ending every time.… Read the rest

Technical Writing

Suite101 is closing and removing their ecourses from SuiteU. I’ve copied some of them here so they will not be lost and future/ current writers can still learn and benefit from the ecourse.

Technical Writing

By Thomas Martin

Introduction

 

Technical writers have been around for a long time. In some ways, you can even look upon the illuminated manuscripts from medieval times as early technical writing!… Read the rest

Great Science Fiction Quotations

neorobotsPeter Grant has a page of Great Science Fiction Quotes in his blog. I can’t pick just one as a favourite. Here are some:

“There’s no real objection to escapism, in the right places… We all want to escape occasionally. But science fiction is often very far from escapism, in fact you might say that science fiction is escape into reality… It’s a fiction which does concern itself with real issues: the origin of man; our future.

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Understand the Target

Today on the radio I must have had CBC on. They were talking about marketing. Kind of an interesting topic. I like the science behind it. Not so much the results.

Anyway, an interesting quote (which I don’t have word perfect): “People don’t want to be targeted, they want to be understood.” This was in reference to ads being targeted to groups of people.… Read the rest