Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television scrolling through Netflix. Allow us to help.
The internet is still reeling from recent revelations that Facebook workers have been conducting weird experiments with the emotions of Facebook users. Now it's time to see what science fiction has to say about machines that control our feelings. Here are ten cautionary scenarios.
This new RoboCop movie does not care that anyone might compare it unfavorably to the original 1987 RoboCop movie. It has been programmed not to care about these things. The most readily available metaphor, which is also true, is that the new movie has killed the human mind and guts of its predecessor and kept the cold…
We are proud (and, yes, goaded into) to introduce a new Gawker Media blog: It's called io9, and it's about science fiction. That's right: It's a whole blog devoted solely to science fiction. Don't even pretend you're not interested.