In my book, RAGING TORRENT, a good bit of the action takes place in and around the drydocks. Since the city of Aquataine is actually an underwater city beneath a dome, you might wonder how people get in and out of the city. That has to happen via submarine, of course, and when those submarines … Continue reading The Submarine Drydocks of Aquataine
How did they build the dome over Baltimore?
This post talks about the creation of the dome over the new city of Aquataine, preparing for the great floods. Specifically, it discusses how such a dome could be constructed over an existing city such as Baltimore.
Monorail, Monorail, I’m Talking About a Monorail!
How should we commute in an underwater city? How do we get between domes? How do I buy UNDERCURRENT? It's all here...
Scattergram is Watching
A new crime app was just launched in Baltimore that provides users with up-to-the-minute information on crime and other emergency situations right to their phones so they have the opportunity to run away and get to safety. When this app was highlighted on the news, they noted that another feature is that witnesses can post … Continue reading Scattergram is Watching
A History of the WristComm
Sort of. Wrist Comm episode of Doctor Who, 1977 In my forthcoming book UNDERCURRENT, a lot of my characters use WristComms. I figure that, even a hundred years from now, we’re still going to need some kind of phone (plus whatever apps and stuff we need), and we won’t want to carry it around. So, … Continue reading A History of the WristComm