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Bill Gourgey
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Award-winning author Bill Gourgey is a novelist, managing editor, and technology consultant. He is the author of several novels including the Glide Trilogy and Cap City Kids series.
Award-winning author Bill Gourgey is a novelist, managing editor, and technology consultant. He is the author of several novels including the Glide Trilogy and Cap City Kids series.

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The Orphan and the Art Heist

Don't miss my new novel, Attic Ward, book 2 of my Cap City Kids series!

On the run from Virginia, a teen artist takes refuge in the Smithsonian and uncovers an art heist.
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Printing People Parts?

From printing pages to printing circuits to printing people?  Or, at least, people parts.  That seems to be the trend. I'd like mine with superhero qualities!

Check out this article by Katherine Bourzac in MIT's Tech Review...

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In a 24x7 hyperconnected world, the last vestige of privacy we all enjoy are the thoughts in our head...or are they? If researchers studying Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation using EEG (electroencephalography) helmets have their way, even our thoughts may be plucked straight from our brains. In my futuristic second novel, Nu Logic, Rise of the Neos, people wear Cybands coupled with an augmented Real World Interface (aRWI) to exchange thoughts virtually, but that was supposed to be science fiction!  Check out this article by Matt Harris in MIT's Tech Review:

Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science?

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Since Superman can see through walls and inside bodies, why not the rest of us? A new device from Butterfly Network promises to deliver cheap, high quality ultrasound technology to your smartphone. Puts a whole new twist on privacy in the digital age!  Check out this MIT Tech Review article:

With $100 Million, Entrepreneur Sees Path to Disrupt Medical Imaging

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Everyone knows it's a bad idea to share things like CC #'s or SSN's or any other unique identifying data online because the risk of identity theft is so high. So, what happens when your genome is stored in the cloud? Does that mean your genetic weaknesses can be discovered and exploited by nefarious tycoons and superhero villains? (See Nu Logic, Rise of the Neos at glidetrilogy.com). Or maybe celebrities could be cloned without ever knowing it?

Well, maybe not yet, but new initiatives in bioinfomatics are leading big cloud companies like Google, Amazon, IBM, and others to compete for genome information. Check out this article by Antonio Regalado in MIT's Technology Review: "Google Wants to Store Your Genome."

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Any survivor of the 1960′s and 70′s remembers the slogan “Make Love, Not War,” but it turns out there’s science to back up that peace-promoting philosophy of life. In some optogenetic research being conducted at Caltech and described in MIT Tech Review’s…

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Image from MIT Tech Review Looks like another step has been taken toward true augmented and virtual reality worlds with Microsoft’s latest 3-D audio technology. Of course, it requires scanning your head to determine your HRTF (head-related transfer…

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The holy grail of physics–and manufacturing–is what’s known as a Replicator or Molecular Assembler. The concept is to have an army of nanobots capable of deconstructing any atomic structure and reconstructing any other.  While microbots are a long way off…

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Science or Fiction?  Human beings are just another class of device on the Internet. You might want to say Fiction, but the Science is not far off.  Check out this observation from Antonio Regalado in MIT’s Tech Review in Business Adapts to a New Style of…

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Nu Logic, Rise of the Neos was just announced a finalist in Science Fiction in the 2014 National Indie Excellence Book Award Contest!
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