Category Archive: Flashforward Friday

May 20

Flashback Friday

I am so dreadfully behind on writing deadlines and unpacking that for now, my Flashback Friday and Flashforward Friday posts are going on hiatus. I will still continue to post Monday Night Gaming posts on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month and Throwback Thursdays. Friday posts may return at some point. Happy writing …

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May 06

FF: 5 Techs!

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: 5 Techs! Or in more detail, lots of upcoming technology that is so going to change the future. I’ve got a serious deadline here, so this will be a little on the short side. I’m excited about some of the new tech I see coming out and how this will …

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Mar 11

FF: Electronic Ink Tattoos

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: Electronic Ink Tattoos If there’s one thing I’ve hated about tattoos, it’s the permanent-ness of them. Not because I have an issue with something being on me forever, but more that I am fickle. I change my mind all the time and tattoos are no different. One day I really …

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Feb 12

FF: Gravitational waves

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: The Discovery of Gravitational Waves. Yesterday, physicists announced that they had finally proven the last of Einstein’s theories–the existence of gravitational waves. For most people, this announcement is meaningless, but for science fans and science fiction writers, this is HUGE. So what are gravitational waves and why does this matter? …

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Nov 13

Flashforward Friday: Adventures in Space

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: Adventures in Space In the past few weeks, multiple scientific breakthroughs have occurred, resulting in some fascinating discoveries. It’s suspected that scientists have discovered a parallel universe leaking into ours. This information is based on data received from the European Space Agency’s Planck telescope. If that’s true, it could confirm …

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Sep 18

Flashforward Friday: Titanium Bones

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: Titanium Bones–the Beginning of New Bodies? This week I read about a cancer patient receiving a titanium rib cage, which amazed the hell out of me. Basically, this man in Spain had to have his rib cage removed to get rid of a tumor. You can’t really function without a …

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Jul 03

Flashforward Friday: Neurology

For this week’s Flashforward Friday: Neurology and the new strides science has made. Scientists have built artificial neurons that fully mimic human brain cells. Let that sink in for a moment. As someone who has neurological issues, I wanted to cry when I read the article. The idea that we could replace damaged nerve cells …

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Jun 05

Sometimes, Color Matters

For this week’s Flashforward Friday post, I’m looking at the future of speculative fiction in terms of film, especially the use of color, because sometimes, color matters. In film, color sets the mood of the scene. It transforms the plot and impacts our emotional ties to the both the events and the characters. All colors …

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May 22

Flashforward Friday: Cloning

For this week’s Flashforward Friday post, I’m filling in for a guest-post cancellation. Sometimes I miss doing these, so I don’t mind the chance to fill in! Flashforward Friday: Cloning! Despite DNA not being discovered for another twenty years, Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley explored the theme of cloning. Fandoms like Orphan Black, …

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May 15

Flashforward Friday: Diversity

For this week’s Flashforward Friday post, I’m filling in for a guest-post cancellation. Sometimes I miss doing these, so I don’t mind the chance to fill in! The topic of diversity has come up in conversation lately, and it’s something that I hope we continue to evaluate and understand as we move forward into the …

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