Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #44 - There Is No Such Thing As Pop


Continuum gets to continue, 12 friendly robots and why fiction is better than truth when it comes to space travel.


* A second season for Continuum and Syfy gets the U.S. contract.
http://www.deadline.com/2012/08/syfy-to-acquire-canadian-sci-fi-drama-continuum/
http://io9.com/5937971/continuum-renewed-for-second-season-now-when-will-the-us-get-it

* The Movie Fone website posts a list of famously friendly robots.
http://news.moviefone.com/2012/08/17/most-friendly-movie-robots_n_1797503.html

* The laws of science that are broken to make good space tales.
http://io9.com/5936924/10-myths-about-space-travel-that-make-science-fiction-better

* A 4 armed mohawked robot plays the Ramones "Blitzkrieg Bop."
http://youtu.be/X1jsU1lBZMc

* This week's Audible.com pick  Jack Finney's From Time To Time

 * And, our personal picks; the trailer for the movie Robot and FrankRobbie,a short film by Neil Harvey  and The Nerdist tribute to Time Travel from BBC America.

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