The Far Future of Earth
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The Far Future of Earth

Today, for a limited time only, I’m putting the Cosmic back into Cosmic Revolutions.  And that means we need to scale up!  Normally I talk about the future on a human scale.  Technology we’ll see in our lifetimes, say, or maybe a few generations later.  The wildest, most speculative ideas might push that envelope out … Continue reading

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Two Action-Packed Sci-Fi Shorts

Normally, I tune in to Socrates’ Singularity blog for the in-depth interviews with interesting guests (and so should you!).  But while browsing his site recently, I came across something a little different I just had to share: two action-packed, animated short films.  I’m embedding them here so you can watch them.  Both of these films … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer

‘Tis the season for doing things that make us warm and happy inside, whether that means giving to charity, spiking the eggnog, or lingering just a little longer beneath the mistletoe.  In that spirit, I think Cosmic Revolutions is overdue for a post on the lighter side.  Here are three quick links, all courtesy of … Continue reading

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Living Pictures

This topic isn’t strictly future-related.  In fact, it made its rounds on the web 6 months ago, which on the internet might as well be last century.  But it’s so awesome I had to make sure you didn’t miss it.  Behold the cinemagraph (click through for the hi-res original): This novel effect is the offspring … Continue reading