Science Fiction Concepts – Building Spaceships and where do the Humans go?

Spaceships are brilliant, fins a bit of science fiction that requires on and there is a real piece of imagination that's gone into creating a spacecraft. The design, the concept, crew and how it works is part of the designers imagination with a little bit of science thrown in. I thought it would be fun …

Science Fiction Concepts – Building Spaceships and what Drives them?

Spaceships are brilliant, fins a bit of science fiction that requires on and there is a real piece of imagination that's gone into creating a spacecraft. The design, the concept, crew and how it works is pert of the designers imagination with a little bit of science thrown in. I thought it would be fun …

Science Fiction Concepts – Artificial Intelligence and Human Government

In the last post on AI we met Asimov's laws of robotics and looked at the ethical problems about human instruction around that. First Law A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.Second Law A robot must obey the orders given it by human …

Science Fiction Concepts – Artificial Intelligence and Ethics

Science fiction stories regularly delve into the realm of robots or computers running humans and their societies and it's an interesting concept.AI and having an army of robotic helpers to assist mankind in its dangerous or unwanted tasks tends to polarise thinking into 2 groups, first the idyllic concept of man being able to turn …

Science Fiction Concepts – Artificial Intelligence & Enhancing Human Capability

Science fiction stories regularly delve into the realm of robots or computers running humans and their societies and it's an interesting concept.In the last post on this AI was briefly introduced and in essence what it does and can mean for the human race. The rest of the posts in the series will look at …

Science Fiction Concepts – What does Artificial Intelligence mean for the Human Race?

Science fiction stories regularly delve into the realm of robots or computers running humans and their societies and it's an interesting concept. One of the aspects of this that is frequently displayed in these stories is Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence or AI as it's commonly referred to is where a machine displays human like intelligence …

Science Fiction Concepts – The Space Age Command Structure

One aspect of science fiction that I think really needs looking at in many different stories and universes is the command structure. What do I mean by this? Surely any advanced space faring species would have a command structure that would reflect the society that they come from? Sure, but why does it have to …