George Donnelly’s Dauntward Blog

George Donnelly The future is scary. But we don’t give in to the fear. We proceed ever more boldly against it. Human values, free thought, kindness — but above all courage! Lean in to the fear. Advance dauntward! #EarlyStageUtopianism #Dauntward

Killer Robots as Common as AK-47s?

Killer Robots as Common as AK-47s?

A missile that decides where to strike. A ship that decides when to shoot. Androids that can do backflips. These autonomous weapons are your new killer robots. What happens when they fall into the hands of angry millionaires, hacky teens and rogue terrorist groups?

read more
Everything is Ludicrous

Everything is Ludicrous

Everything is ludicrous. Just the fact that we exist and can think and communicate is a cosmic prank. A wonderful one to be sure, but a gag nonetheless.

read more
We Can Do Better

We Can Do Better

How easy it was for a Russian company to manipulate Americans through social media during the last US presidential election. People are furious about it. For a $200 spend, they got opposing sides to protest each other in a small Texas town. Their ads reached 146 million people on Facebook. Twitter drooled to sell them a 15% reach of their users.

read more
This Wedding Sponsored By…

This Wedding Sponsored By…

The future of work is cooking, cleaning and caring for the infirm. No more steel workers, no more retail clerks, no more autoworkers. It’s just nurse’s assistants, personal aides, wind turbine maintenance guys and software developers.

read more
Build the Future, You Say??

Build the Future, You Say??

While you endure the North Korea nuclear tests, the rip-out-your-throat battles for political hegemony and the desperate unknown of whether Katy Perry wants her ex back or not, it’s good to remember one thing.

read more
Expect 4 New Anthologies in 2018

Expect 4 New Anthologies in 2018

Anthologies are, like promos, giveaways, mailing lists and ads, an essential tool in my marketing plan. So, I’m doing more of them in 2018, both as an editor and a contributor. Here are the ones I’ll be organizing. I’d very much like to work with you on them.

read more
Page 1 of 812345...Last »

Send this to a friend