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A writer and lover of science fiction
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Afro-futurism: A Tradition of Black Science Fiction

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 11:57am 2 Comments

When people hear the term science fiction, it conjures up images of future settings and technology far beyond what can be imagined today. The homicidal robots of Battlestar Galactica and the vast spaceships of Star Trek

are some of what typifies this type of entertainment. While science

fiction is very visible and much of it is popularized, elements of it

remain a niche genre. One of those elements is Afro-futurism.

What is that you may ask?…

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Mori's family adventure Kick-starter

Posted by Nelo Maxwell on October 22, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2140728215/moris-family-adventures-kids-international-travel/description



Mori’s Family Adventures is a family traveling book narrated by my son Mori. The series follows my family as we travel the world, enjoying family fun, and learning a thing or two about the regional cultures.







Our goal is to get this book series in front of early grade school students who are just starting to read on their own. We feel that students this age have little to no cultural experiences do to the great cost of traveling abroad. Also the narrow educational direction we commonly see. Mori’s Family Adventures provides children and their teachers a median to show other cultures in an immersive way. The educational goal of the series is to expose different cultures to kids. Show the fun family activities their family… Continue

Oligarchy...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on October 20, 2017 at 5:24am 0 Comments

Image Source: Foundations of Government, Slide Player, Slide 5

Topics: Commentary, Existentialism, History, Politics

I let the previous post last Friday stand without any other comment. I'm also working on reports for three projects in graduate school. I have a limited…
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future dwelling technology

Posted by Arnold L. Johnson on October 19, 2017 at 10:07am 0 Comments

OK, my latest thinking. The quonset has dormers on each side which is connected to stacked shipping containers. The sea-cons can be porches or room expansion. The quonset ends are flat so you can attach dome-like extensions. I used an octagonal shaped dome in keeping with standard 90 degree building technology. And yes, you don't have to use shipping containers, but they are ready-made steel frames. And you could just as well dock your tiny house on the side of the quonset.

Someone asked me what kind of people would live in my dwellings. I am a bungalow person, smallish but bigger than a tiny house. How to live in a smallish house is living in your mind instead of living by your body. The body requires space and stuff, both of which can be costly. But you can do whatever you imagine,…

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