The PHJ Universe
This blog is about technology, the future, and science fiction. Some posts are about our world's current tech. Others will focus on what could be. I'll post some stories of the future to muse about how strange things could really get if humans ever make it to the stars.
Or, how much they might stay the same.
STATUS OF THE MS: Nearly done! I have taken the lessons from workshopping it, and from reading some other seminal works of Sci-Fi to squeeze out all but the tension, conflict, excitement and, I hope, satisfaction of characters who struggle and only just overcome their challenges and themselves.
Category Archives: Technology
What could be a greater test of the usability of Android Wear than a hectic trip to the most hectic place in America – Manhattan? We’ll rate the usefulness of the OS and share the resulting Battle Damage Assessment of … Continue reading
I like the standard black leather watchband for the Moto 360. It’s comfortable and reasonably stylish. That band was a major reason I found the Moto one of the most comfortable watches I have owned. I’ve got a number of … Continue reading
I was listening to a podcast a few weeks back, Ira Flatow’s SciFri, in which a security researcher was describing experiments in which consumer-grade EEGs could be used to guess your birthday, or your PIN, just by showing you an … Continue reading
I’m a watch guy. I have several nice watches that cost more than an Apple watch, and I consider them fashion statements. None of them will be outmoded anywhere near as quickly as a modern ‘smart’ thing, which have lifecycles … Continue reading
Woz thinks AI is out to get us. Elon Musk isn’t too sanguine about our future either; he likened AI to “summoning the demon.” And with him is Bill Gates: “I agree with Elon Musk and some others on this and don’t understand why … Continue reading
For the latest on this subject and Android Wear 5.1.1, see this post. OK, I am a big fan of Android Wear. I have been delighted (Motorola product managers will love that word) with my new Moto 360, and haven’t … Continue reading
Okay, maybe you think I’m overdoing this. But yes…joy. I remember the first time I got a color computer — must have been a Mac II ci back in the early 90s — and I played some goofy video that … Continue reading
We had expectations when I was a kid. I used to watch rockets on TV, blasting off fairly regularly. We got to the moon — anything was possible, so we thought. Looking back, that was a bloody miracle. Star Trek was … Continue reading
Originally posted on Ray Jay Perreault:
http://www.livescience.com/48806-parallel-worlds-quantum-mechanics-theory.html?cmpid=558618 Another great article which is not only worthy of discussion but it might have profound effects. First off for those of you who haven’t heard of muli-verses, those are an infinite number of…