Category Archives: Short Stories

Uncanny Valley Digest: Stanisław Lem’s “Let Us Save The Universe”

Last night’s Stanisław Lem discussion was a joyride in a cosmic salvage craft! (In Polish, the “ł” is pronounced as a soft “wa,” between “L” and “W” on the English speaking palate.) Lem’s most well-traveled character, Ijon Tichy, delivers a … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley: Science Fiction Summer Reading Group

Grab your gear, reader, summer’s on! Join us for another sunbaked expedition into the Uncanny Valley, with your intrepid hosts, David Gill and Suhail Rafidi. Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Cordwainer Smith Redux

Our Cordwainer Smith discussion twanged like a rubber rock band! We’ve read Cordwainer Smith before, but wanted to drill down a little deeper. For good background information, below is a link to a 2018 piece in Johns Hopkins Magazine on … Continue reading

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