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Tyson Adams

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Tyson started writing after an unfortunate accident with an imagination and a pencil at a young age. Not being allowed to carry out black-ops operations, he instead writes thrilling stories.

Tyson has a couple of science degrees, is married with a son, a daughter, and a fur-kid, and is a vocal proponent of renewable energies and quality whiskey.

I came across a very cool article about when the future is for science fiction. The question is interesting because we often think of THE FUTURE as being a long way away, but as the saying goes, some infinities are larger than others.


In response to a Tweet, iO9 and researchers Ben Vrignon and Gordon Jackson decided to look at the proportions of science fiction set in the near-future (0-50 years...

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Old white guys sit around discussing how to set up a totalitarian military state with them as the rulers.

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Sometimes you learn that aliens are better than people, so don't be a jerk and you could stop an invasion.

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“Violence is what people do when they run out of good ideas.”
James S.A. Corey, Abaddon's Gate

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“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
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“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
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“I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer”
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“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

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Tyson Adams Zoë wrote: "Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)"


Thanks Zoe. Hopefully my newborn son will let me have some reading time this week to make that happen!


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Zoë Sharp Hi Tyson

Thanks so much for Friending me. Hope you enjoy FIRST DROP: Charlie Fox book four, when it reaches the top of your TBR pile :)


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Tyson Adams Joann wrote: "Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)"

You to Joann!


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JoJo Thanks for the add Tyson...have a great week :)


J.G. Keely Thanks for the friend req. Nice Hamer.


Carmel Thanks for the friend request Tyson!!


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