[ExI] The Expanse is science fiction like television has never seen

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 05:25:09 UTC 2020

What I would love to see one day, is a television series based on the Steve
Jackson rpg, Transhuman Space. I would say it is a more "cyberpunk/biopunk"
take on a universe like The Expanse (and probably more realistic as to what
the future will be like). I recall Anders being a fan of it...


On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 12:51 PM Dan TheBookMan via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> I’m a fan. I’ve seen the first three seasons. It’s good, though I’d
> quibble that so far into the future that even if a singularity doesn’t
> occur it’s rather a bit like now with cooler smartphones and spaceships.
> (Some would dismiss it as Space Opera, and that’s kind of what it is. But
> the New Space Opera isn’t awful. It’s just what it is.)
> I haven’t read the link. Busy weekend doing final processing.
> Regards,
> Dan
>    Sample my Kindle books at:
> http://author.to/DanUst
> On Jan 11, 2020, at 5:59 PM, John Grigg via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> "What I love about this show is that it's “realistic” science fiction.
> There's no faster-than-light travel, no crazy artificial gravity or dopey
> aliens. It's just people like us, in an actually possible world. Honestly,
> it's great. So I was excited to get a chance to talk to the showrunner of *The
> Expanse*, Naren Shankar—who, I have to mention, has a PhD in applied
> physics."
> Any big Expanse fans on the list?  :  )
> https://www.wired.com/story/the-expanse-is-sci-fi-like-tv-has-never-seen/
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