Adam Roberts' 2010 novel New Model Army holds some interesting lessons about the future of warfare
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The fall of Afghanistan brings to an end two decades of warfare. It also brings a key lesson for writers: acknowledge complexity.
Artificial intelligence is coming to the battlefield: how will we prepare? Under the cover of darkness, a team of soldiers from the United States Special Operations Command quietly makes their way into an unnamed East African city. They’re clad in specialized clothing and makeup that hampers facial recognition software
A podcast, a streaming service, and a look at the making of a classic film I hope that you’ve had a good week. I’ve spent the last couple of days playing with a power washer — my house is now free of a decent layer of grime and dust.
This past week has been a busy one. Not just because of last week’s Hugo Awards ceremony — huge thanks to those who followed along with my live-tweeting of the ceremony, and for finding your way here — but I’ve also been doing some decidedly non-SF/F work, in the
This past weekend, Apple unveiled a teaser trailer for the second season of its upcoming series, For All Mankind, showing off an alternate future of war on the Moon, and it’s pretty scary. I’m a big fan of this show [https://www.polygon.com/2019/11/1/20941718/
Hello! I hope that you had a restful Memorial Day weekend. It’s a day that often finds me in a reflective mood. I majored in history and military history in college and grad school, and specifically studied the men from Norwich University who went off to fight during World