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Blockchain and Mult-Agent Systems

A multi-agent system should be defined as a group of autonomous agents that collaborate with each other to achieve objectives within their environment. This definition contains four categories that must be explored: the agent; objectives, the environment, and the need to collaborate. Blockchain provides a solution for gaining consensus among multi-agent systems

Decentralized World

Beyond Defi

Blockchain technology goes far beyond decentralized finance. The immutable ledger combined with smart contract technology opens a world of opportunities in engineering, defense, personal data and data management, real estate, legal services, and entertainment.

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Nightfall

[Author’s Note: Nightfall is a fictional piece that describes the future of squad warfare using tools currently being developed by the U.S. Army’s Synthetic Training Environment-Cross Functional Team. Throughout this story, you will read about intelligent tutoring, virtual rehearsals, drone mapping of terrain, distributed operations in denied environments, and other complexities of facing a peer-threat…. Read more »

Conquests of Brokk

Doomsayer Available Now!

That’s right folks! The final installment of the “Conquests of Brokk” trilogy is finally here and I’ve been working extra hard to get everyone’s attention… I even put together a Book Trailer which you can watch here. I know now that you’ve seen the trailer you’re wondering: “Why isn’t Thane headed to Hollywood?” You’d be… Read more »

Battle

Facts and Stats – The Battle for Tassi

The Battle for Tassi was the single greatest war in the history of the planet. Refresh your memory by going through the numbers.

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The Miracle of Life on Earth

Last week, NASA announced they had exciting news. NASA’s Curiosity rover had found “organic compounds” on Mars. Essentially, NASA discovered carbon in rocks dating back billions of years. It is important we make the distinction between organic compounds (carbon) and life because these two couldn’t be further apart from each other. NASA has not found… Read more »

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Doomsayer Cover Art is Here

Hold onto your horses… or for those of you without horses, hold onto your pants because I’ve got some big news for you! The first cover art design for the final book in the series “The Conquests of Brokk” is here. Take a look at the art below and let me know what you think…. Read more »

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Cryptocurrency: My Thoughts

With all the back and forth on cryptocurrency, I thought it would be worthwhile to provide thoughts from the perspective of a science fiction author. My prediction: Cryptocurrency is the platform that will enable financial wealth throughout the galaxy and can be tied to a host nation or planetary system. The Good Aspects of Cryptocurrency It… Read more »

A Fable

Fable Poetry

A Bedtime Poem   Careful child, for when you sleep, Trolls and goblins like to creep, Through the field and to your bed, Such awful terror, such wretched dread. Once outside an ogre waits, To the mountain, that’s your fate, They’ll walk you through the blackest nights, To a goblin’s market, their paradise. The wretched… Read more »

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Fractal Space, Rogue Fleet, and Other Updates

I’m excited to announce that after several edits and rewrites, Fractal Space is finally published! I’m looking at one final proof of the paperback before I publish that one as well, but for now, you can read the book on Kindle here. With Fractal Space, I’ve deviated significantly from my first novel Trials. Think Space… Read more »

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    Jacob Densy – Trials Character Deep Dive

    “Mars promises to be the next great frontier of human exploration” – Jacob Densy   Jacob Densy is a character that is only mentioned by name once early in the book. This doesn’t reduce his significance to the overall plot. As an author, I decided to put a conversation between Jacob and an advertising executive… Read more »

  • Trials Paperback

    Trials on Sale Tomorrow

    Everyone! Tomorrow will be the last day for a while that Trials will be sold for $0.99. The promotional period is ending for Trials the Kindle edition and I will be raising the price back to $2.99.   Grab your copy at the lowest price and leave me some feedback to let me know what you… Read more »

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    Trials Paperback Now Available

     After months of reworking the cover, waiting for proofs to arrive to an APO box during the busy Christmas rush, reworking the cover, and waiting for more proofs to arrive, I’m happy to announce that the Trials paperback version is now available on Amazon and through numerous other distribution channels! There are a few things I’ll… Read more »

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    Evolutionist – Put your Money where your Mouth Is

    I’m going to take a quick break from fiction to write about the evolutionist – I hope my followers forgive me for climbing upon this soap box, but as a writer I see my primary responsibility as being the packaging and exchanging of ideas. DISCLAIMER: I believe in the value and worth of all of… Read more »

  • Night Patrol

    Night Patrol

    Night Patrol is for the brave men and women that keep us safe – few will even know what they are doing to keep us safe each day and night

  • Reader's Pace

    On Writing – A Reader’s Pace

    The pace of a reader as they go through your story or novel is an important aspect that the author must capture to build a more immersive environment around the reader. A fast reader’s pace is a deliberate tool the writer can use to generate emotions of frenzy, fear, or anxiety. Conversely, slowing the reader’s… Read more »

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    Flash Fiction – The Forest

    My dad always warned me that escaping wild animals would be great exercise not worth getting. Well… I agree; and more specifically, running from bears is great exercise. Better yet, when you run from bears on an empty stomach you burn up your stored fat. I suppose I shouldn’t be complaining, right? I mean, three days… Read more »

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    Children’s Story – Animal Race

    I took a slight detour from my standard writing style with this fun children’s story I’ve titled “Animal Race.” Now all I have to do is find a cartoonist 😉   Animal Race Get up, let’s go! Today’s the day All the animals are racing, let’s rush to watch the fray! Brush your teeth, wash… Read more »

  • Tales and Tidbits: a collection of short stories

    Tales and Tidbits: A Collection of Short Stories

    Happy Sunday! I’m eager to announce that I’ve published a collection of short stories called Tales and Tidbits for those of you looking for a few quick reads to get you through the day. This is a collection of 12 short stories that I’ve written over the years and finally decided to publish them. For my… Read more »

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    Without Sense

    The sun is rising and its glow off the milky, sun-baked clouds is nothing short of amazing. As I stand here, I can’t help but marvel at God’s creation; at the majesty of it all. I can’t remember how I got atop this mountain, and as I strain to think, a brisk wind pushes sharp… Read more »