CNET's Eric Mack has started writing his first sci-fi novel for National Novel Writing Month, but he doesn't want to do it alone. Contribute now to this crowdsourced online story about the multiverse.
November is National Novel Writing month, when aspiring scribes commit to drafting a new novel. CNET's Eric Mack plans to write his first sci-fi book, and he wants the world to join in the process.
Technically incorrect: A new Pew survey examines the way people view disharmony between religion and science. It shows there's a big difference between how people see their own beliefs and how they view the beliefs of others.
Futurist and Google exec Ray Kurzweil thinks that once we have robotic implants, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving. Because that's what artificial intelligence can do for you.
Technically Incorrect: MIT's David Mindell says NASA moon missions weren't self-driving, so why should cars be? He describes handing over power to an "opaque" corporation like Google very troubling.
There's a big new tech show in Melbourne next week, complete with a trade show expo plus a wealth of great speakers, including Ray Kurzweil and Chris Anderson.
Technically Incorrect: Alphabet decides to lose Google's most famous line, perhaps finding it a touch outdated.
Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.
We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?
Technically Incorrect: A patent application filed by Microsoft describes giving your skin a little buzz when you get a notification.