SciFi X/Y - A Summer Podcast (SciFi4Me Radio)
About This Show
After 25 years, hosts Sonya Rodriguez and Jason Hunt are back together behind microphones, in a program that looks at the genre from the new fan's point of view. Sonya's been a fan of fantasy, but the science fiction side of things is untrod ground, for the most part. So that's the focus, plus other topics and ideas as the mood strikes.
Most Recent Episode
SciFi X/Y 2.1: Season Two Begins with Too Much Technology
It's everywhere - in our homes, our cars, our baseball games.<p></p>
The pervasiveness of modern technology has certainly had its impact, both good and ill. Yes, we can connect with anyone anywhere in the world, and we can access almost any bit of information we can find. But at what cost? Some people have started to ask that question when it comes to that ubiquitous device we all seem to have. In fact, you're probably reading this on one now -- the smartphone.<p></p>
But while "dumb" flip phones become a fashion statement for the celebrities, Apple iPhone sales are dropping, and it raises the question: are people starting to discover just how <i>disconnected</i> the "connected world" makes them?<p></p>
And what does this have to do with baseball?