Book Review: BIOS by Robert Charles Wilson

by Kyt Dotson I’ve spoken about ecological science fiction before when I wrote a review of Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson, but where Red Mars is sociopolitical environmental fiction, BIOS by Robert Charles Wilson is more of…

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Game Review: Deus Ex – Human Revolution

by Kyt Dotson With each new generation humanity rises to meet new challenges with technology. As a species we’re not only distinguished from other animals by our ability to cooperate but that our cooperation leads to exponential discoveries…

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Book Review: Singularity Sky by Charles Stross

By Kyt Dotson The subtitle of this book tells it all: “In the far future, information demands to be free.” It evinces a sense that sentience isn’t simply an effect of material but an end-product of information and…

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Game Review: Mass Effect 2

by Kyt Dotson Mass Effect 2 starts essentially where Mass Effect ends—the races of the galaxy are still reeling from, and mostly denying, the facts of the first Mass Effect and for the most part try to get…

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Book Review: When HARLIE Was One by David Gerrold

by Kyt Dotson As a computer science and engineering major (aside from my cultural anthropology studies), I find myself constantly drawn to science fiction that explores the facts of human nature as told from the adaptation of artificial…

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Review: Spots the Space Marine

by Kyt Dotson When looking for a bite-sized diversion with science fiction candy, readers need only look as far as the web for Spots the Space Marine by M.C.A. Hogarth. The chapters are short and to the point,…

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Book Review: Neuromancer by William Gibson

by Kyt Dotson With any genre, it always generates a sense of classical zeal to be able to point to the seminal work that started it all—with cyberpunk, Neuromancer by William Gibson is exactly that book. With the…

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Game Review: Mass Effect

by Kyt Dotson Mass Effect is the first in a series of video games that will eventually end with Mass Effect 3—the series is exemplified by a passel of science fiction tropes that run most epic storylines and…

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