Books, TV

The Price of Flesh in “Altered Carbon”

What will happen in the future, when we can disconnect our minds from our bodies? The science fiction novel by Richard K. Morgan and its Netflix adaptation, Altered Carbon, takes a unique approach to this question. It presents us with a bleak vision of what life would be like if we could achieve immortality by discarding our… Continue reading The Price of Flesh in “Altered Carbon”

What's New

What’s New — February 2018

Happy February everybody! This is one of my favorite months of the year because it's Valentine's Day, it's a special someone's birthday in my house, and it just makes me feel like the year is ramping up. This month, I'm taking a weekend trip and will be spending a lot of time with family (and… Continue reading What’s New — February 2018

Books

The Future of Chemistry in “Altered Carbon”

A couple of years ago, my blogger friend Sam Leung recommended a science fiction novel to me called Altered Carbon, by Richard K. Morgan. (This author  also wrote the video game Crysis 2 and some comics, including Black Widow stories!) You can read Sam's review of the book here on Robo♥beat. =) Anyway, I read Altered Carbon, liked it, and… Continue reading The Future of Chemistry in “Altered Carbon”