Christian Cantrell

Science fiction writer, developer, and occasional photographer.


The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be

Why Futurists and Pundits So Often Get It Wrong


What I find most interesting about typical visions of the future isn’t all…


An Impassioned Plea for the iPhone of Android


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Christian Cantrell

There’s no telling what Google-powered experiences await our digital…

Kingmaker

A near-future techno-thriller from the author of Containment


Chapter One


The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be

Why Futurists and Pundits So Often Get It Wrong


What I find most interesting about typical visions of the future isn’t all…

Publications edited by Christian Cantrell

The very large, the very small, and everything in between.


Need Some Perspective? Ask a Taxi Driver.


Taxi drivers are among some of the most interesting people I come into contact with on a regular basis. Most of the drivers I encounter in the…


The Soviet’s Obsession With Venus


Since information didn’t exactly flow freely between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, it isn’t widely known that the Soviets…


Before We Created Climate Change, It Created Us


The picture below was taken at one of the best exhibits I’ve ever seen in any museum: the Hall of Human Origins at the Smithsonian


The Ultimate Irony of Sequestration


The New York Times recently reported that the trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law will likely need to be delayed. Apparently New York public defenders are being furloughed due to budget cuts under the sequester.

Federal public defenders who are representing a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden on terrorism charges urged a…