The Martian

My Thoughts A lone scientist finds himself left behind on planet Mars with limited supplies and no rescue in sight. Add in a dash of humor and The Martian makes for a perfect science fiction adventure and it is no surprise that this book was wildly popular upon release. The book does well explaining the …

You Have Arrived at Your Destination

My Thoughts This was an interesting little think piece about technology and genetics, exploring the ethics of fertility clinics and the option for high-paying customers to influence the traits of their children. IVF services are already available that allow parents to screen for heredity diseases and select a gender or eye color. You Have Arrived …

Skinner Box

My Thoughts Skinner Box is a clever little story that blends psychological horror and hard science fiction seamlessly. Evie is a neuropsychologist aboard a shuttle with her husband, an abusive and terrifying man, and a young male engineer who is infatuated with her. The three are trapped in tight quarters with each other as they …

Randomize

My Thoughts Quantum computing has been one of those exciting things that you hear about once in a while. There have been new milestones reached this year in 2020 that has the whole world talking about the future. The idea of someday having a full quantum computer is inevitable, and it’ll be interesting to see …