The three chapters that author Bernardo has created for the book at hand all have their focal point on varying ideas of identity formation, on being either rooted to the past, a memory, in a sense of location, narrative or strong emotional ties – be they human or even Borg in origin. In this Star […]
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Star Trek, History and Us: Reflections of the Present and Past Throughout the Franchise by A.J. Blac...
To talk about present-day science fiction realms and the impact fictional stories had on popular culture or the way people imagined a better future without touching on Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek is hardly possible. When the first episodes of the show were broadcast in 1966, they were immediately recognized as basically an action and entertainment […]
In 1999, Star Trek: Voyager (STV) for a while would be the sole Gene Roddenberry series to come up with fresh episodes on the relatively new UPN network. That same year Star Trek: Deep Space Nine had its last episode, as had Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1994. Accordingly in 1999, the future of […]
Robots That Kill: Deadly Machines and Their Precursors in Myth, Folklore, Literature… by Judith A. M
In three parts, Judith Markowitz deals with the phenomenon of evil or rather, human-killing robots (and their creators) in the book at hand. In part 1, greed, revenge and furor are taken into consideration in cases why humans had to die by “the hands” of a robot, that was more or less only used as […]