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Peter McAllister

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Peter McAllister an engineer, scientist, turned technology manager who wants to share the stories that keep him awake at night. In his professional life he works in IT where tools such as AI are becoming prevalent. This behind-the-scenes knowledge,
along with his previous work at the intersection of technology, business, and people puts him in a great position to speculate on the future. He lives outside of Melbourne with his wife, four cats, and the kangaroos that visit them.


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Science Fiction - the start of reality (again)?

So if you hate Star Trek (notably the original and the movies with the original crew) leave now to save yourself.

The death of the actor behind Lt Uhura, Nichelle Nichols has reminded us off the off-screen work she did to get women and minorities into Science and NASA.

My favorite anecdote is around Mae Jemison, the first black woman to go to space, who became interested in science because of Uhura

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The Last Day by Andrew Hunter Murray
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Loved the premise and the fact that the author bothered to talk to the astrophysics community to get it right (Earth stops turning - no spoiler required)

I enjoyed the book (1.5x speed, Audible), the story was entertaining with a few twists and turns
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Really enjoyed the idea of the Artificial Friend - and its view on the world. An interesting contrast to the AI’s in Ian McEwan’s “Machines like me” https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4... and Gene in “The Code” https://www.amazon.com/Code-your-lose ...more
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A dark and funny sci fi novel that will make you think!

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