How artificial intelligence is saving lives in the medical world.
First published in 1827, Loudon’s novel is one of the earliest examples of women’s science fiction. Set in the twenty second century, the novel features a society which is technologically advanced but which for all its knowledge is defunct of morality and reason.
Professor Tony Belpaeme is our STEM testimonial speaker this month and he will tell us why he became a scientist.
When it comes to the fictional wonder and terror of Artificial Intelligence, Stanley Kubrick’s movie masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, starring rogue ship’s computer HAL 9000, is one of the greatest ever cinematic studies of the theme.
Professor Winfield is our expert on the theme of artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence is a scientific field which is continually sparking debate and sometimes controversy amongst both scientists and the general public.
In recent years traditional booksellers have been under increasing threat from the digitisation of books in the form of eBooks and indeed from online bookselling vendors.
‘The war is not over’ is the perfect moniker for this new novel written as the first book in a trilogy which follows JJ Abrams’ new Star Wars stories.
Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly prevalently used within the scientific arena, less something which is used in the far-off dystopian futures of science fiction, the technology of artificial intelligence is being implemented in different ways throughout a number of industries and sectors in the world.
Super Toys Last All Summer Long is a short story first published in 1969 by Harper’s Bazaar magazine and which was later serialised in 2001. It tells the story of …
Alan Mathieson Turing was a pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, code breaker and theoretical biologist. He was highly influential in theoretical computer science and is widely considered to be the ‘father’ of artificial intelligence.
There are endless examples of artificial intelligence in science fiction. The thought of beings and machine which could be as intelligent, if not more so than humans has been a popularly explored notion by science fiction authors such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C Clarke, Philip K Dick and Iain M Banks
The penultimate instalment of Peter Jay Blacks thrilling Urban Outlaws series, Counterstrike will not disappoint young readers eager to immerse themselves in the latest challenge for the young vigilante outlaws.The …
In a world that relies increasingly on technology, what would happen if robots really did have control?
Said to be inspired by the 1972 novel Cyborg, by Martin Caidin, Bionic Woman is a science fiction television series remade from an original series in 1976.
This pioneering television science fiction drama explores what happens when artificially intelligent beings (who closely simulate humans in both appearance and behaviour) are introduced into the human world.
Ex Machina is a 2015 sci-fi film focusing on the theme of artificial intelligence.
Octavia Butler was a celebrated American science fiction author. She was a multi-recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
“Lifeform Three is mesmerising, mystical and captivating, thoroughly engaging and utterly compelling”
A Day in the life of Patrick Wood
Roz Morris published nearly a dozen novels and achieved sales of more than 4 million copies – and nobody saw her name because she was a ghostwriter.
This month, our poetry pick comes from Anthony Caleshu’s collection The Victor Poems.
This novel’s lasting impact is attributed to its blending of science fiction with a more speculative approach which introduced ideas of social commentary within sci-fi and phenomenally philosophical suggestions about the meaning of life and human beings .