Machines Are People, Too: 5 SciFi Short Stories with an Ethics Lesson

One of the most prominent themes in Science Fiction since its inception has been the reality of Artificial Intelligence. This has been romanticized in films such as Her, and criticized in films such as A.I., and speculated in films such as The Matrix and 2001: A Space Odyssey. These stories often follow a similar plotline: man creates machine, machine develops... Continue Reading →

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NASA’s Free E-book on How to Talk to Aliens

Hello, fellow earthlings! As our ability to travel in space continues to expand, there are many questions being raised about the possibility of encountering an intelligent alien species. What will they look like? Will they be friendly? How will we communicate with them? Obviously, if there is alien life technologically advanced enough to travel to... Continue Reading →

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