Terminator: The Simone Beauvoir Chronicles

Existential Comics recently offered a philosophical variation on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a program which I used to blog about regularly because of the show’s exploration of religion and my interest in artificial intelligence. Having duly issued the necessary language warning, I nonetheless recommend it and link to it. Of related interest, see the [Read More…]

Do Unto Others

A lot of people have been sharing the image of robot trials undertaken at Boston Dynamics, often mashed up with scenes of Sarah Connor from Terminator. While what we’re witnessing are tests to see how robots cope with challenges, the time may come when we have to ask serious questions about the ethical treatment of them. In the [Read More…]

Titanic: Time Travel Edition

If you suddenly enjoy the movie more as a result of reading this, let me know…   [Read more…]

Jesus in Science Fiction Cartoons

Here are two cartoons I came across today, one of which I had seen before, the other of which was new to me. [Read more…]

Time the Terminator

From XKCD   [Read more…]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

Another classic of the holiday season!   [Read more…]

Tebowing Terminator

Was this military robot PETMAN programmed to tebow, or is this an act of spontaneous thanksgiving to its creators, having successfully carried out its first test mission? The above is just a prototype. Here is what the finished model is expected to look like when striking the same tebowing pose:   [Read more…]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

The Christmas season is a time for telling the old, old stories again. And this is an oldie but a goodie. Thanks to Ben Blackwell for the reminder. [Read more…]


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