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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 »

Science Fiction Rogue Fleet

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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    Morality’s Sake

    Now this is the life of Riley the Cat who would lay on his mat and wonder just what he could be, if a mouse went by without blinking an eye at the cat that cared not for he. Riley the Cat, he ate no meat, it never touched his lips; instead he’d feast on… Read more »

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    Post Launch Update #2

    With the weekend over, I wanted to share the final post-launch figures for Trials on Amazon Kindle: There were a total of 92 downloads and 138 KENP read over the 3 day free promotional period. I’m pretty happy with that number, given it was largely driven by sharing with friends and family over Facebook and… Read more »

  • Trials – Post Launch Update

    Hi Friends! I just wanted to update you on a few thoughts – post launch. First – Thank you to everyone that downloaded a free copy of the book! I’m really excited to start reading the reviews and hope that this free promotion through the weekend drives more interest in the future. Now onto the… Read more »

  • Trials the Novel Prologue

    Trials – Now Published

    I’d like to extend a big thank you to all of my family, friends, and readers that helped me publish my first novel – so THANK YOU! To celebrate, I’ll be running a free promotion where you can download the book here from Amazon absolutely free throughout the Columbus Day Weekend (Saturday-Monday). Thank you all… Read more »

  • Trials

    Trials the Novel: Chapter 5

    Fingers crossed, Steve and Amy Jones huddled around the small TV. Usually he didn’t play the lottery, but after being out of a job for the last year he started playing monthly. The prize: a one-way-all expenses-paid trip to Mars for you and your family as part of a recruiting gimmick by Unicore Technologies and… Read more »

  • Finish the Story

    Monday’s Finish the Story – 5 OCT

    Few knew about the castle hidden inside the island, but it was better that way. If the people knew, if they truly knew what was happening beneath the surface of that stony plateau, the whole operation risked being shut down. James couldn’t have that; his work was too important. Saving Jilly was too important, and… Read more »

  • Science Fiction History

    I’m not sure who to credit this diagram to, but I wish I could because its a lot of fun to look at! I’m getting ready to start the Dune Series by Frank Herbert – which is just below the New Wave header in the diagram. How many of these classics have you guys read?

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    Trials – Chapter 4

    Moonlight reflected dimly off a picture that Evie had now been staring at thoughtfully for at least half an hour. She had stared at that photo hundreds of times for countless hours, but tonight, perhaps by the pale light of the moon, Evie noticed something she hadn’t seen before. It was a picture of their… Read more »

  • The Editing Process

    Wow, what a week! I’ve just returned from my three week long trip to Slovenia to find my editor had finished work on the latest version of my manuscript. For the seasoned authors out there, you know what I’m going to say next; for us newbies… wow again – and let me explain. There are… Read more »

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    Monday’s Finish the Story: “She lived in a mango tree.”

    Monday’s Finish the Story this week is “She lived in a mango tree.” (100-150 words not counting the starter). Enjoy! She lived in a mango tree. She knew no other life. She was born in that mango tree and night after night, she would look down from her perch, at the city below and wonder… Read more »