The Man In The High Castle Is This Year's Most Political Show, And What It Reveals Is Frightening

When dropped the pilot for their adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle, expectations ran high. The first episode was stunning, and the second episode was just as good. Now, the rest of the season explores just how fascism becomes engrained in a society. »11/22/15 1:30pm11/22/15 1:30pm


It’s a Freaking Miracle That We Got a Man in the High Castle TV Show

The producers of the Man in the High Castle TV series spent eight years trying to get it off the ground, and having doors slammed in their faces. For a while, the BBC was going to make it, but it fell through. In order to finally get it made, they had to make one crucial change, that makes it a bit less bleak. »11/20/15 1:06am11/20/15 1:06am

Deep Web Search Engine Memex Fights Crime a Bit Like Minority Report

Exactly one year ago, DARPA announced a characteristically scifi-inspired mission: to create a search engine that could find things on the deep web that Google's crawlers would miss. The so-called Memex project is now well underway, and for the first time we're getting a look at the crime-fighting search engine in… »2/09/15 12:40pm2/09/15 12:40pm

Amazon's New Series 'The Man In The High Castle' Is Amazing

What if the Allies had lost World War II, the Nazis had been first to develop the atomic bomb, and the Germans and Japanese had carved up control of United States? That's the premise of the new streaming series from Amazon, The Man in the High Castle — an adaptation of the 1962 book by the same name. And the show is… »1/15/15 3:48pm1/15/15 3:48pm

Blade Runner Estate Upset Over the Google Nexus One's Name

Google's Nexus One has been interpreted by some press as a title inspired by the Nexus series of androids in the Blade Runner movie. Creator Philip K. Dick's daughter, Isa, says, "We were never consulted, no requests were made, and we didn't grant any sort of permissions." She is consulting her legal counsel over the… »12/16/09 2:45am12/16/09 2:45am