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”

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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”

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Guest Post: How Richard Morgan re-introduced me to science-fiction (sort of)

This week, I have a very special guest post from one of my favorite bloggers, Sam at Cheeese Toastie and Video Games! If you haven't already checked out her site, you really should. She writes all about video games and posts awesome playthrough videos of the games she's playing. Today, she writes about science fiction… Continue reading Guest Post: How Richard Morgan re-introduced me to science-fiction (sort of)