Will AI consume consciousness-altering subroutines? How would we know if they worked or not? Who will develop them, us or the AIs? art by Julian Bustos
Artist Bill Mayer has created book covers and illustrated classic stories, including Orwell’s Animal Farm. His fine art blends the eerie and whimsical into dreamlike alternate realities where plants and animals make up aristocratic high […]
Once upon a time, when I was very active on social media, I posted a giant robot picture every Tuesday. While I’m out of the habit, I still run into quite a few images.
There’s a trend in contemporary fantastic art so pervasive that I feel it needs it’s own genre: the casual hierophany, or passing encounter with a god. A hierophany is a manifestation of the divine other. […]
It was a bad sign. Ruud stopped when he saw Zen-ji standing outside the closed doors to Erasmus’s chambers. The stiletto killer straightened his velvet tie and brushed back his pomaded hair before walking up […]
“Brief, violent, and unpredictable, yet thrilling to be in the middle of.” -goodreads reviewer A scoundrel with a secret seeks the key to escaping the end of the world. An exiled gunslinger, waiting to die, […]