Collective Consciousness: Fact or Fiction?

  I'm blogging about how I'm reinventing myself, from a retired nurse into a contemporary sci-fi writer. More about me here. Today's blog is the fourth and last in the series. There are two parts. PART ONE follows my progress through the literary world. PART TWO discusses the concept of collective consciousness, one of the … Continue reading Collective Consciousness: Fact or Fiction?

A Novelist’s View on the Ethics and Governance Surrounding Artificial Superintelligence

I'm blogging about how and why I'm reinventing myself, from a retired nurse, into a contemporary sci-fi writer. More about me here. Today's blog is the third in the series and is in two parts. PART ONE provides an update on my progress through the literary world. PART TWO discusses the ethics surrounding the development … Continue reading A Novelist’s View on the Ethics and Governance Surrounding Artificial Superintelligence

The Tipping Point and a Sinister Turn of Events

The second of a series of blogs, in which I discuss Why I Felt Compelled to Write My Novel, The Seed of the Violet Tree: A Science Fiction Mystery [Amazon UKĀ  Amazon.com. Amazon AU ]. The introduction to this series of blogs can be foundĀ here Whilst conducting background research for my novel I revisited a … Continue reading The Tipping Point and a Sinister Turn of Events