Katherine D. Graham
My stories are intended to teach facts, supported by science as we know it. Science often reflects myths. Both can help survival in an ever-changing world.
Part Four of Four: Learning the Lessons
Time flashed forward to the next lesson. Oli, Evi and Keely still felt the grief from the tragedy of the Titanic. They had an inkling of what it felt like to be a survivor or an ancestor of those who lived or died on the Titanic. Moiré had been programmed to use a compilation of known methods to deal with trauma. The technique allowed Oli, Evi and Keely to become observers, with fewer interactions.
Part One of Four:Learning the Lessons
The year was 2052. Oliver and Evi had been married for four years and had just purchased their auto-nanny, Moiré, their very own elf who had left the shelf. Moiré was the first evolution of a self-teaching super-programming child-care assistant. With Artificial Intelligent automation, and Improv capabilities, she had become the government-certified, approved and subsidized training program. The financial incentives and promises that Moiré could optimize a child’s development by individually programming activities, adjusting to vary physiological response parameters and brain wave patterns suitable to different tasks, made using the Moiré program attractive.
Nova fluctus unda vox libertatis: Fluctuations in the new vague of the voice of freedom
Yet another war has begun. The situation in the Ukraine brings the spectre of dread and caution. I feel fear. I was born ten years after the Second World War ended. I remember that, as a child, that war sounded like it happened a long time ago and I was surprised people still talked about it. With age, ten years passes in the blink of an eye and I have learned about the vast devastation that is associated with war.
Nova fluctus unda vox libertatis Part 2
George was sitting at his favourite diner, in the back room at the table by the kitchen. Michael, the owner, had come to sit with him. They were enjoying their 'old man important coffee club conversation'. Current events directed the topic to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.