1. M

    What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?

    I decided to go with a quark star. It’s good because we don’t even know if they exist. Perfect for expansion However, I still need something for him to be working on before he deals with the quark star. I’m looking not for a gadget or piece of tech. I’ve decided everything technological that we...
  2. Kevin

    Tech Smart Homes & Video Doorbells (Nest, Alexa, WeMo, and so on)

    It's 2018 and, as a tech geek, I'm way behind the curve when it comes to using tech in the house beyond just gadgets. Sure, there lots, and I do mean lots, of gadgets in our house like tablets, phones, laptops, desktops, TVs, various audio components, and other shiny things but none of them...
  3. C

    Movies Bubbles-Sci Fi Short Film(Eng Sub)

    Short Film Link- hello friends,im new here.this is my first sci fi short film.i would like to show this to sci fi fans.kindly watch and share.tell me your opinions guyz.
  4. Kevin

    Computers Connecting a 5.25" floppy drive to a modern laptop?

    I find myself working on a little project that I never thought I'd be doing.... trying to save data off of a large volume of 5.25" floppy disks! :eek: Mrs. Kevin and her Dad both have data on several old computers that they'd like to recover. The oldest computer is a 286 AT! Yikes. If they...
  5. Tom

    Movies Forbidden Planet Remake Franchise

    Last I read the Forbidden Planet remake was in Development Hell. I loved the movie. Always wanted to see an updated version. It seems that just isn't going to happen. Forbidden Planet - Trailer Forbidden Planet (1956) - IMDb Forbidden Planet - Wikipedia In the 23rd century, starship C-57D...
  6. Tom

    Sci-Fi Scifi to Science: Nano-bot Assembler Break-thru

    Piecework at the nano assembly line: Electric fields drive nano-motors a 100,000 times faster than previous methods Date: January 19, 2018 Source: Technical University of Munich (TUM) Summary: Scientists have developed a novel electric propulsion technology for nanorobots. It allows molecular...
  7. Tom

    Sci-Fi SciFi to Science: Floating 3d Images, Not Holograms

    Better than a hologram: Research produces 3-D images floating in 'thin air': Nature study outlines method to make the images of science fiction Nature study outlines method to make the images of science fiction Date: January 24, 2018 Source: Brigham Young University Summary: In the original Star...
  8. Kevin

    Tech Would you buy Chinese branded tech like phones, webcams, & cars?

    I wasn't sure whether this one should've been a "Politics" thread or "Tech" thread, depending on how some people might view the topic. :unsure: In the US there has been trepidation about buying technology products from Chinese branded products. Tech imports from Japan? South Korea? No...
  9. Kevin

    Tech Google's Version of Universal Translator / Babelfish

    In Star Trek they have a Universal Translator that does real-time translation of any language to any language. In the world of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy it is the Babelfish while in the Doctor Who verse it is the TARDIS doing the translation. Google may be on the verge of releasing...
  10. Person of Interest

    Sci-Fi Person of Interest

    Title: Person of Interest Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi & Fantasy First aired: 2011-09-22 Creator: Jonathan Nolan Cast: Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi, Enrico Colantoni, John Nolan Overview: John Reese, former CIA...
  11. M

    Need help with my A-Z book?

    I've been on this forum a lot lately, asking about future ideas for my sci-fi civilization. I was planning on making a RPG type game, but it isn't coming together so well, so I'm putting it on ice for now. Instead, I want to make a A-Z book of futuristic inventions. One invention for each letter...
  12. M

    The top invention predictions of the next decades?

    Each decade has one breakout invention The '00's was: the iphone The '10's was: the 3-D printer What invention do you predict will be the major breakout innovation for the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's?
  13. M

    Can you help me make an invention timeline

    From 2017 to 2050, can you predict one major invention every year with 2050 being related to the singularity?
  14. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help Little to no technobabble please
  15. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Little to no technobabble Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help
  16. M

    I need 100 sci-fi/future technologies/inventions/items ideas for my sci-fi roleplaying game?

    I'm trying to make a sci-fi roleplaying game, and I need to make a tech tree of sorts. I would like 100 ideas, 100 concepts or technologies or inventions that I can work with. Can anybody help me?
  17. Geostorm (2017)

    Sci-Fi Geostorm (2017)

    Title: Geostorm Tagline: Some things were never meant to be controlled. Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller Director: Dean Devlin Cast: Gerard Butler, Alexandra Maria Lara, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris, Andy García, Zazie Beetz, Eugenio Derbez, Robert Sheehan, David S...
  18. Tom

    Sci-Fi Time Travel: Pristine Technology

    Can someone list examples of technology that remains in its pristine design? Meaning that over the years, it remains the same. I can only think of one. Dispensing rolls for paper towels, aluminum foil and gift wrap. The product design changes but the roll is still a cardboard cylinder. I was...
  19. jonofthelang

    Sci-Fi Novel on Kickstarter: War of Eden

    Hey Everyone!! I've been writing a Sci-Fi Fantasy novel for the last three years, off and on, and finally it's almost finished because I have all the momentum I need! I launched the kickstarter today and will have the book in editing by end of October! There's all the epic info you'd want on...
  20. Kevin

    Tech Last New VHS VCR To Be Made

    Here we are, in 2016, with streaming video on everything from our game consoles to being built-in to our TVs to being available on our phones. Just about anywhere we are we can watch videos. Thanks to streaming the sales of DVD discs and players have been greatly reduced. But what about VCRs...