Isaac Asimov

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Name: Isaac Asimov
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Never mind ‘Town ‘n’ Gown’; we’re seeing rise of ‘Town ‘n’ Suits’

Two decades ago, the W.W. Kellogg Foundation conducted research on selected universities around the nation. It concluded that OSU was not a university but a collection of competing feudal departments and colleges.Since that time, OSU has moved further ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Inspiration Drought

This Star Trek scene from 1968 still illustrates our dominant view of the future.Photo by CBS viaThis piece is part of Future Tense, a partnership of Slate , New America , and Arizona State University . On Thursday, Oct. 2, Future Tense will host an event ... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Casualties of the Device Age

Technology is not bad in itself but technological advances correspond to a decline in the ability to reason, contemplation, and self-discipline(© Rawpixel - Fotolia.com)I have an idea for a science fiction story featuring a race of brilliant creatures ... [Published Catholic World Report - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The death of bookstores is bad news for Thailand

Home » opinion » Reading has been a favourite hobby for me since childhood. As a youngster, I was sent out to buy my father's favourite weekly magazines - mostly mysteries involving ghostly encounters. As a reward I could buy myself comic books.Then my ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

6 Ideas From Science Fiction That Should Become Reality

Coneyl Jay— Let’s violate the laws of physicsScience fiction writers can be eerily prescient. Consider what John Brunner got right about our world in 2010 , as described in his 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar : a world shaken up by terrorist attacks and ... [Published Time - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Panipat Teen Develops Device to Convert Breath Into Words

Arsh Shah Dilbagi aka Robo, a 16-year-old student of DAV Public School, Panipat has been selected as one of the top 15 Google Science Fair 2014 global finalists for his invention - Talk.This young genius looks up to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs "for ... [Published NDTV - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

My Date with Destiny, Part One

I have to abandon my usual format here, because I’m still in the middle of my Destiny playthrough and I don’t want to give you a concrete “Should You Buy?” yet. Still, since it’s the only thing I’ve played or been able to talk about lately, I wanted to ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Note to new-age entrepreneurs: Why waiting for good ideas is a bad idea

By Saras SarasvathyIsaac Asimov wrote hundreds of books. The exact number is something of a cosmic mystery. Most cataloguers of his work humbly mention their catalogue is not complete. The Good Doctor was as capable of writing a volume on "lecherous limericks" ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Original Star Trek Reviewers Just Didn’t Get It

From the Sept. 9, 1966, issue of TIME TIME Sept. 8, 1966: 'Star Trek' debutsThe gadgets were cool but the plot was a bust, reviewers tended to agree. When the U.S.S. Enterprise made its maiden voyage into American living rooms on this evening in 1966, ... [Published Time - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Think now | Isaac Asimov, Well-known author

Think now | Isaac Asimov, Well-known authorI have never, in all my life, not for one moment, been tempted toward religion of any kind. The fact is that I feel no spiritual void. I have my philosophy of life, which does not include any aspect of the supernatural ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Isaac Asimov, Religion
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Can Automata’s rise of the robots bring science fiction to life? | Film

Arthur C Clarke, Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov are often considered the “big three” of 20th-century science fiction. Yet only Clarke’s genius has really been translated effectively on the big screen, via his screenplay with Stanley Kubrick for 2001: ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Powering Ideas on a Large Scale

In August 1964, author Isaac Asimov wrote a piece in  The New York Times , pegged to that summer’s World Fair and imagined what the world would be like in 2014. “The direction in which man is traveling is viewed with buoyant hope, nowhere more so than ... [Published GE Global Research - Aug 21 2014]

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Never mind ‘Town ‘n’ Gown’; we’re seeing rise o... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Sep 17 2014]
The Inspiration Drought [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Casualties of the Device Age [Published Catholic World Report - Sep 16 2014]
The death of bookstores is bad news for Thailand [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 15 2014]
Jobless youth in China: Crisis in the making [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 15 2014]
6 Ideas From Science Fiction That Should Become... [Published Time - Sep 14 2014]
6 Ideas From Science Fiction That Should Become... [Published TIME.com - Sep 14 2014]
Twinkle Khanna: The shining star [Published Mid Day - Sep 14 2014]
Writer Ivo Ivanov: "In those stories is written... [Published Sofia News Agency - Sep 13 2014]
Panipat Teen Develops Device to Convert Breath ... [Published NDTV - Sep 13 2014]
My Date with Destiny, Part One [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Sep 13 2014]
Note to new-age entrepreneurs: Why waiting for ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 12 2014]
Minnesota Nuclear Plant Cost Overruns Show Shor... [Published Institute for Local Self-Reliance - Sep 11 2014]
Technological Superstitions [Published Resilience - Sep 11 2014]
Old and New Friends Board the Mothership | What... [Published Library Journal - Sep 10 2014]
What freshmen are reading [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 09 2014]
Nutritious coincidence? [Published Waterbury Republican American - Sep 09 2014]
Original Star Trek Reviewers Just Didn’t Get It [Published Time - Sep 08 2014]
Original Star Trek Reviewers Just Didn’t Get It [Published TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
Bonus Years: A good life is more than arriving ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
WELL LIT.: Where are the Asian aliens? [Published New Straits Times - Sep 06 2014]
Historic photos: National Newspaper Carrier Day... [Published Denver Post - Sep 04 2014]
When Robots Take Over Most Jobs, What Will Be t... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 04 2014]
National Newspaper Carrier Day celebrates those... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 04 2014]
Writing the story of a sustainable future [Published Arizona State University - Sep 04 2014]
Tao of Terence: Dennis and Terence McKenna: Par... [Published Vice Magazine US - Sep 02 2014]
Robot Dramas: Autonomous Machines in the Limeli... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 02 2014]
Sci-fi allegory of half century ago still relev... [Published Richmond Register - Sep 01 2014]
The Secrets to Becoming a Respected and Sustain... [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 29 2014]
What Was Your Engineering Inspiration? [Published Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry - Aug 29 2014]
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6 Ideas From Science Fiction That Should Become... [Published TIME.com - Sep 14 2014]
Science fiction writers can be eerily prescient. Consider what John Brunner got right about our world in 2010 , as described in his 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar: a world shaken up by terrorist attacks and school shootings, the near-abandonment of Detroit, ...
Original Star Trek Reviewers Just Didn’t Get It [Published TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
The gadgets were cool but the plot was a bust, reviewers tended to agree. When the U.S.S. Enterprise made its maiden voyage into American living rooms on this evening in 1966, it met with ambivalent reactions from an audience fascinated with space travel ...
The curious case of the unheard word “apocalyptic” [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 23 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- so now at least the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs hears it and speaks it ] . Get loud. It’s the only way.. ** I’m reminded of “the curious incident of the dog in the night-time” to which Sherlock Holmes refers in Silver ...
The Secrets to Becoming a Respected and Sustain... [Published Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel - Aug 23 2014]
It’s widely believed that those who are in sales and marketing need to know how to be persuasive, but what about the rest of us? Does the general public benefit from knowing more about the dynamics of influence and what it takes to be good at being ...
See the Trailer for 'Automata,' a Sci-Fi Movie ... [Published Mashable! - Aug 22 2014]
The first official trailer for Automata, a sci-fi flick starring Antonio Banderas, is out, and it'll tickle the fancy of Isaac Asimov and Philip K. Dick fans alike The movie's plot seems to draw equally from Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of ...
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