Who Was Nikola Tesla?

Who Was Nikola Tesla?

He isn’t some car floating in space, although he probably would have really liked the idea. While most people know Thomas Edison, Tesla was the one who advocated for AC– alternating current– which we use, while Edison was a proponent for DC–...
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Based on John le Carre’s 1974 novel, this movie looks old, even though it was made in 2011. That’s because it’s set in the Cold War. Given the prominence of Russian spying in the news, it’s worth revisiting the Cold War, because spying hasn’t changed. Most Americans...
Area 51: Redemption available for pre-order

Area 51: Redemption available for pre-order

The 10th book in my epic series, Area 51, will be out on 24 April. Pre-order is live. Amazon   iBooks    Kobo    Google Play This story picks up from the end of Area 51: The Truth, with Mike Turcotte returning to Earth after apparently defeating the Airlia. Do we...
Altered Carbon: An Intriguing Journey

Altered Carbon: An Intriguing Journey

I just binged Netflix’s Altered Carbon. I was sucked in quickly. Luckily, I had read a summary of the world-setting or I might have been a bit confused. Okay, I was still a bit confused by the end. One of the issues with world-building is being consistent. As I...

Home Before Dark

Another classic film my wife found. I think she might have too much time on her hand. Right now she’s reading the NY Times as she does every day. It’s the Sunday edition and she reads every single word. We watched this 1958 film, Home Before Dark, the other day. We...