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Beam Me Up #412 A Great Fall – Temple – Best Laid Plans – CrystalWizard

Jun
30
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After my opening observations I play the closing theme for the anime
series called Red Data girl.

I then play a short story by CrystalWizard called Best Laid Plans.
This is a story that I ran this story back in April of 09, its’ every
bit as good today.

From the blog – Musk of SpaceX and Tesla motors has some concerns on
AI  Deep Mind and Vicarious are two businesses that Musk uses to keep
an eye on the emerging artifical inteligence field.

A grea Fall by Phil Temples is a story that takes a well known tale
and retells it as a mystery….Enjoy

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Beam Me Up #411 – Linger – Ken Liu + Dark Inspectre #26 – Jason Kahn

Jun
22

 

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Welcome to episode 411 of Beam Me Up. After my opening comments,  I
once again play the opening music to the rather calm anime series called Kashima’s Kiss.

I follow this straight up with this month’s Dark Inspectre series, by Jason Kahn.  This month – episode 26. Jack has been flat on his back for two episodes so far. He is still recovering from the ambush. The down time does have it’s good side so far as it gives him time to put names to faces, so to speak.

From the blog this week:

NASA is still hoping for favorable weather conditions to launch a huge helium balloon into the stratosphere to test the supersonic parachutes it would like to use on some of the heavy Mars missions Hubble data shows that dwarf galaxies were very important in the early universe.

I close with a great story from Dean Ing called Linger.  I asked Dean several years ago if I could read this one but as you know this went to hell in a hand basket there for a while with my health.  I already had it recorded so I mixed some tracks and I like the outcome.  I hope you do as well.

Thanks for listening.

 

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Beam Me Up # 410 – Phil Temple’s – Crossing Over

Jun
17
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I start the program with comments on the Russians intent to ban transport of astronauts to the ISS.

Author Jay Lake finally lost his five year battle with cancer.  I speak at length about his work.

I do Game On which is the theme song for the Felicia Day And more from the blog

Whacked thing happening at the Turing Tests….

I read Kallimus’ review this week. Again he is in full form!

Crossing over by Mr. Phil Temple is the story this week.

I really hope you enjoy this week’s rather strange selection

 

See you next week.

Paul

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Beam Me Up #409 – The Little Thief – Temple

Jun
09

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For an opening to this week’s program I start with Mushi – shi opening song “The Sore Feet Song” by Ally Kerr.  For fans, there is a follow on season now available.

This week from the blog, the canceled boost glide tech used in the Boing X20 Dyna Soar that originated in the 50s and canceled by the end of the decade.  The weird thing? Maybe  it wasn’t all that canceled?

Next I review the movie “On The Beach” based on the Nevil Shute novel of the same name.

There may be more proof that the Moon WAS created by a giant impactor.

Again the Hubble Space Telescope has taken ground breaking deep field photos that will change a lot of what we know about the formation of the early universe.

Finally Phil Temple sends in “The Little Thief” by Phil Temple

 

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Beam Me Up #408 What Everyone Wanted – Evans + In The Corps – Barbour

Jun
01

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After my opening comments which I have to tell you were a bit on the WTF! is he talking about side, I settle down to play my first story, “what everyone wanted” by Robert Mitchel Evans.

Directly after, a tune by John anealio, “Angels and vampires.

Then we jaunt over to a few articles from the Beam Me Up blog: I spend a moment speaking about Harlan Ellison and some on his really transporting works.

Canada this week demonstrated its Dextre hand, by replacing a camera on the Canada 2 arm.

Skype plans to institute a real time translator in the very near future.  Some Skype users will have the ability to use the software by the end of 2014.  At this time it is only German to English and back.  By 2016 the translator will be fully functional.

And the final story of the show. “In the Corps” by Matthew J. Barbour

 

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