Fractured Fragment Friday: “Anti-Social” (and coupons!)
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “Anti-Social” (and coupons!)

“Anti-Social” came from thinking about how we are losing personal contact as the internet and social media evolve. We’re also creating ridiculous quantities of data. What if in the future all data is transitory – statisticians determined that there will always a copy of anything somewhere (a PC, a server, a phone), so permanent storage … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: “Close Enough”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “Close Enough”

“Close Enough” came from the expression “close enough for government work.” What would that look like over galactic or planetary distances? How badly could a non-responsive agency botch things, and what kind of NORMAL people might put themselves in a position to depend on that agency? Here’s the blurb: Could a Messier object be any … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: “Cannabis Alienus ‘alien dope’” (and a coupon!)
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “Cannabis Alienus ‘alien dope’” (and a coupon!)

“Cannabis alienus ‘alien dope’” originated from something that really happened to me (no, not the alien slug.) My family moved out of state before my junior year of high school, and two years later (after graduation) I made a trip back to what used to be home to try reconnecting with people I knew. Aside … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: “My Brother’s Keeper” (and a coupon!)
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “My Brother’s Keeper” (and a coupon!)

Mental invasion and mind-control keeps cropping up in my work. “My Brother’s Keeper” took the medieval notion of demon possession, which some “science” now tries to explain away as probable psychological disorders – I’m not sure I buy into that. What if there is such a thing as possession, but it’s a little more commonplace … Continue reading