The Future, Threats to Mankind

Autonomous Killer Robots

The terminator movies are no longer fictitious work, because the storyline is being followed through in reality. That vision of killer robots taking over the planet due to the artificial intelligence they possess may not completely be coming true. However, machines that have decision-making capabilities with lethal consequences are already being tested in parts of… Continue reading Autonomous Killer Robots

Humans

Artificial Intelligence

Mention the very word artificial intelligence and armed killer cyborgs come to the mind of the common layman. The phobia of ‘self-awareness’ in machines has been the stuff of human nightmares since time immemorial.  In fact, this is pretty much the standard definition of AI as it is understood by non-technical people. However, it does… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence

Books

Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth

Found in many stories, dragons are powerful creatures that are depicted as either serpentine or reptilian. The word dragon stems from the Latin draconem, meaning ‘huge serpent.’ Modern tales depict dragons as reptilian creatures with four legs, many of whom can walk upright on two. Ancient myths portray them as being more snakelike, however, slithering… Continue reading Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth

Humans

Disturbed Minds – Real Life Human Experiments

Many times, reviewing history can reveal the more dangerous side of humanity. It can also show our unexplained cruelty, as these disturbing human experiments will demonstrate: Experiments on Newborns In the 1960s, researchers at the University of California used newborns as the subjects of their tests to find out more about blood pressure. The 113… Continue reading Disturbed Minds – Real Life Human Experiments

Books

When Darkness Prevails – OUT TODAY

I am very pleased to let you know that the first book in The Zeir Prophecy, When Darkness Prevails, is now available in Kindle, Paperback and Hardback. And, it's only $1.99! (Kindle) I'm also working on a short story that will shortly be available as an exclusive book to those who subscribe to my mailing… Continue reading When Darkness Prevails – OUT TODAY

Books

When Darkness Prevails – Pre-Order Now!

The Zeir Prophecy: Book One. Available now to pre-order (Out 12 June): The existence of the human race is on a knife edge and playing God can have apocalyptic consequences. In 2022 Meyer Medical is the world leader in healthcare and medical research; however, behind the public eye, the corporation is performing top secret human… Continue reading When Darkness Prevails – Pre-Order Now!

Threats to Mankind

Viruses – A serious threat to mankind

Emerging viral diseases are always high value news items. However, how will viruses change over the next few years? In recent years, the most significant virus of them all, in terms of human cases and death toll, was the re-emergence of Ebola, which is causing the biggest outbreak of the disease in history. But there… Continue reading Viruses – A serious threat to mankind

Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering – Altering Humans

The human genetic composition is what determines our health, personal traits and even our behaviour. Genes are passed on to us from our parents, and can also be the source of many imperfections as well as hereditary diseases. As humans we are always trying to make everything better, including ourselves. This has resulted in the… Continue reading Genetic Engineering – Altering Humans