R2's day: AAAARGGH!

This morning is being rapidly consumed by a couple (or six) issues.  Right now, I think I've fixed the problem where the database causes the site to crash HARD.   In doing so, I've also added considerably more speed.  I plan on adding even more speed today (Yes.  You can add speed, just like that....

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "Curse the Darkness" (Part 1)

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The pilot was in the half-empty cafeteria, shoveling down her breakfast. She paused to take a long drag on her cigarette, and saw an intern leading a nervous looking young man in. The intern caught her eye, and she waved him over. The two men threaded their way through the tables. She quickly downed a swig of orange juice, and stood just as they reached her.

“Major Pari Bhatnagar,” the intern said while bowing slightly, “May I present Jal Khambatta; Mister Khabatta, may I present Major Bhatnagar.” She shook the young man’s hand.

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EPISODE REVIEWS: Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey: “Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still” (Episode 6)

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Hoo boy. It’s an obvious joke, so I’m just gonna’ get it out of the way: that title really sounds like an add you’d find in “Home Video Magazine” circa 1980, doesn’t it? “Desiree Cousteau in…” There. We’re done. I was thinking about mentioning the ratings, but honestly we’re halfway done with the show next week, and that seems a better time to discuss it.

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Something interesting this way comes...

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My last few posts have been about looking at future technologies and the impacts that technology might have on society and the way we, as individuals, do and experience our lives. I ran across the interesting clip below and thought I’d share it here. It seems particularly relevant to this board and our discussions. Not only because it is probably one of the last interviews of an icon of Science, but because it speaks specifically to the root of what allows us to know Science Fiction from Fantasy.

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