‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Creates a Believable Alien

Showtime’s new series The Man Who Fell to Earth, created by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, is a sequel to the 1976 Nicolas Roeg film of the same name, which stars David Bowie as an idealistic alien corrupted by human vices. “We were just trying to honor [The Man Who Fell to Earth author Walter] […]

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‘The Next Civil War’ Reads Like Dystopian Realism

In his book The Next Civil War, journalist Stephen Marche warns that the United States is slipping dangerously close to widespread political violence. Marche interviewed dozens of experts for the book, and their predictions read like something out of science fiction. “I thought of it at the time as ‘dystopian realism,’” Marche says in Episode […]

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What Types of Tests Should Be Done by Using Automated Testing?

Automated testing refers to the way of running a set of tests over and over again without handling them manually. Introducing this process to your testing strategy saves on time and money. There are different automation tools that make this process successful. They let you define tasks and then perform the tests automatically. To get […]

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Historical Novelists and Fantasy Writers Should Be Friends

Christopher M. Cevasco is an author of both fantasy fiction and historical fiction. As someone with a foot in both worlds, he’s constantly surprised by the lack of crossover. “I don’t see the same faces when I go to the Historical Novel Society Conference that I do when I go to the World Fantasy Convention,” […]

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It’s Time for Fantasy Heroes to Go on Strike

Ben Burgis is the author of more than a dozen fantasy and science fiction stories. In “Smokestacks Like the Arms of Gods,” workers at a magical factory lay down their tools to fight for better working conditions. “The title comes from Bruce Springsteen‘s song ‘Youngstown,’ where there’s a line in there about ‘smokestacks rising up […]

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‘Severance’ Is a Nightmare Vision of Office Life

The Apple TV+ series Severance presents a world in which office workers have their minds split into two personalities—one who only remembers what happens at work and one who only remembers what happens outside of it. Science fiction author John Kessel loves the show’s inventive premise. “After we watched the first episode, I said to […]

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John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ Is a Paranoid Classic

John Carpenter’s 1982 movie The Thing, about a group of scientists battling a shape-shifting alien, is a classic of sci-fi horror. Humor writer Tom Gerencer is one of the film’s many fans. “This movie is woven through my life in so many ways,” Gerencer says in Episode 506 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy […]

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Comment jouer à des jeux de guerre peut vous aider à vous détendre

Ennui quand tu nous tiens ! L’attente interminable chez le médecin,  les longs trajets des transports en commun, … Il n’y a pas mal de situations qui peuvent être de véritables sources d’ennui dans la vie quotidienne. Dans ces-moments-là, que faites-vous ? Et si au lieu de croiser tout simplement les bras, vous prenez votre smartphone et […]

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‘Ringworld’ Needs to Be Updated for Television

Larry Niven’s 1970 novel Ringworld is a beloved classic that received the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. But science fiction author Rajan Khanna says the book has some major shortcomings for a modern reader. “I think that what this novel becomes is basically two thought experiments that get sandwiched together,” Khanna says in Episode 505 […]

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It’s Not Easy Running a Geeky Business

Carol Pinchefsky has written almost 2,000 articles about geek culture for outlets such as Forbes.com, Playboy.com, and Syfy.com. Over the past 20 years, she’s watched fantasy and science fiction grow from a niche interest to a massive cultural force. “There used to be a point where I knew everything there was to know about geek […]

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A Dynamics Duo: Microsoft-Salesforce Systems Integration

Systems integration projects are a breeze when your Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce products are being synchronized by data integration services such as RapidiOnline. Data integration is key to a sustainable business; because so many companies opt for distinct ERP and CRM solutions, unifying both programs into a single data pool is vital to making the […]

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BSCOM, l’ESN super efficace, spécialisée dans le développement et l’hébergement

BSCOM est une société avec laquelle travailler est un vrais plaisir. C’est une une ESN spécialisée dans le développement de logiciels et qui propose aussi des solutions d’hébergement et de télécom, et du conseil dans ce domaine.BSCOM propose des collaborateurs en régie sur le processus de développement et notamment des chefs de projet Agile, des […]

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La célèbre marque asiatique de soins bucco-dentaires usmile dévoile une brosse à dents électrique phare dans le monde entier GUANGZHOU, Chine, 25 janvier 2022 /PRNewswire/ — usmile (une sous-marque de la société Stars Pulse), une marque de soins bucco-dentaires polyvalente basée en Asie et animée par la mission de permettre un soin bucco-dentaire plus sain […]

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Apple TV+’s ‘Foundation’ Should Be a Lot Nerdier

The Apple TV+ series Foundation tells the story of a group of scientists trying to shepherd the galaxy through a centuries-long dark age. Science fiction author Anthony Ha says the series strays a bit too far from its highly intellectual source material, a series of classic novels by Isaac Asimov. “In the stories, fundamentally individual […]

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It’s Time for a Scary Ghostbusters Movie

The recent movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife, directed by Jason Reitman, is a direct sequel to the two original Ghostbusters films from the 1980s. Fantasy author Christopher M. Cevasco found Afterlife to be an enjoyable return to the Ghostbusters universe. “The story itself was kind of threadbare, but I was willing to forgive that because I was […]

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5 Pros and Cons of Apps for Cleaning businesses We live in a time of technology. Everywhere you go, people are using smartphones and computers to communicate with people, share knowledge and be entertained all day long. Every sector is using the power of technology to enhance their processes, grow their customer base and increase the productivity […]

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