Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for July, 2007

Happy Canada Day, Everyone!

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

Although I’m spending Canada Day weekend in the US (at this conference at the NASA Ames Research Center), I’m still celebrating my country’s birthday. On Friday night, I went to Kells pub in San Francisco for the “Canada Day in San Francisco” celebration, organized by the Canadian consulate (and I also stopped by the Apple […]

Ex-CARB chairman Sawyer and I look more alike every day

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

Another article about the firing (as it turns out) of California Air Resources Board chairman Robert Sawyer — and what a handsome devil he is! Hee hee hee. At least the Pat Murphy they show farther down in the article isn’t the SF writer by the same name … :) The Robert J. Sawyer Web […]

A kid in a candy store

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

That’s how I feel here at the NASA Ames research centre. The conference on THE FUTURE OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE COSMOS is going really well. I moderated the session on cultural evolution today. Dinner was at a wonderful Chinese restaurant called Chef Chu. I sat next to Marvin Minsky, from MIT’s AI lab. Also […]