Category Archives: The Cutting Room Floor
Look, if Captain Jack is supposed to be BI-SEXUAL, then why is it that we never see him in an intimate embrace with a woman? Sure, he flirts with them, but he only snogs men. Perhaps, it’s because both Russell T. Davies and John Barrowman are gay. — WM
The BBC has responded to complaints that Torchwood: Miracle Day features “too much gay content”. The fourth series of the sci-fi show, a co-production between the BBC and cable network Starz, has attracted criticism from some viewers who are unhappy with the material.
Read the entire article via Torchwood gay scenes not meant to cause offense, says BBC – Torchwood News – British TV – Digital Spy.
This thoughtful article comes from Dr. David J. Linden, who takes up the singularity debate — posted at Ray Kurzweil’s own website, KurzweilAI.net. Here’s a snippet:
As much as I respect Ray Kurzweil and appreciate his willingness to make predictions about and argue for specific future events, I take issue with his timetables for both the introduction of brain-nanobots and the ability to upload the contents and meaning of a brain.
I am a neurobiologist and I have spent the past 28 years engaged in studies of the cellular and molecular basis of memory and cognition. I am an optimist and a technophile, but I believe that I speak for the vast majority of brain researchers when I express serious doubts about Kurzweil’s timetable