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Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines? A new paper proposes to find out by training neural networks to look ahead of their next move, allowing them to build strategies from a previous move. The idea […]

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Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

The Ant-Man’s future is assured with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with director Peyton Reed in charge once more – he who also produced 2015’s Ant-Man and 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ant-man-3-peyton-reed-returning-direct-1251732

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Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

Tamora Pierce’s 22 Tortall epic fantasy books are to become a TV series thanks to the Lionsgate studio – and apparently they’re aiming for a kind of Game of Thrones meets young adult vibe. https://deadline.com/2019/11/lionsgate-little-women-producer-playground-plot-fantasy-world-with-tamora-pierces-tortall-universe-series-1202771376/?fbclid=IwAR1eKgwhl2YVG3KTVz7pedxQm2sIrQz1Qrh2KBq_e896mhV-Htf6pOCHZ_k – The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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HBO cancels Game Of Thrones’ prequel, while Another Life renewed by Netflix.

October 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
HBO cancels Game Of Thrones’ prequel, while Another Life renewed by Netflix.

So, HBO is dumping one Game Of Thrones’ prequel TV series, while original science fiction actioner Another Life is being renewed by Netflix for a second season on the streams. Just to confuse matters, HBO is also greenlighting House of the Dragon, a second GoT prequel set a century before Game of Thrones about House […]

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Lucifer TV series drawing to an end (news).

October 29, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Lucifer TV series drawing to an end (news).

Lucifer‘s last episodes will hit in two batches of eight eps on Netflix, devilish actor Tom Ellis admits. https://deadline.com/2019/10/lucifer-final-episodes-to-be-released-in-two-batches-of-eight-via-netflix-says-tom-ellis-1202771220/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Brent Spiner shocked to be back in Star Trek (news).

October 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Brent Spiner shocked to be back in Star Trek (news).

Actor Brent Spiner, aka Data, is apparently shocked to be back in Star Trek. Well, he might be – but we’re happy our favourite android with a heart is making an appearance alongside Picard. https://intl.startrek.com/news/brent-spiner-reveals-surprise-at-his-return-to-star-trek The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Hello World from quantum computing? Maybe. Maybe not (science news).

October 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hello World from quantum computing? Maybe. Maybe not (science news).

How ironic that quantum computing may simultaneously both exist and not exist at the same time. But it’s getting better and better all the time. And one year, coming soon, it’s going to change everything forever. https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/26/quantum-computings-hello-world-moment/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop put on ice for nine months as star John Cho hurt on set (news).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop put on ice for nine months as star John Cho hurt on set (news).

The Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop has sadly been put on ice for nine months as star actor John Cho is hurt on set. Get better soon, John, and hope the series comes good in the end. https://deadline.com/2019/10/cowboy-bebop-netflix-series-shuts-down-production-7-9-months-hiatus-star-john-cho-on-set-injury-1202764024/ The Offworld Report – the best news off-world SFcrowsnest

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Neil Patrick Harris – aka Doogie Howser, M.D. – joins Matrix 4 (film news).

October 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Neil Patrick Harris – aka Doogie Howser, M.D. – joins Matrix 4 (film news).

Actor Neil Patrick Harris – aka Doogie Howser, M.D. – is joining the cast of the new Matrix 4 film. Of course, he also played the SS-lite telepathic intelligence office Carl Jenkins in the Starship Troopers film. https://variety.com/2019/film/news/matrix-4-neil-patrick-harris-1203371790/ The Offworld Report – the best news Offworld SFcrowsnest

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Susanna Clarke’s follow-up to Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell on the way (book news).

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Susanna Clarke’s follow-up to Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell on the way (book news).

Susanna Clarke’s next two fantasy novels are coming out from the publisher Bloomsbury, only 15 years after her work Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Piranesi will be about a “watery labyrinth”, hitting book shops on September 2020 with a second fantasy novel to follow. https://www.thebookseller.com/news/susanna-clarkes-perfectly-constructed-next-novel-goes-bloomsbury-15-years-after-jonathan – The Offworld Report, the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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