Lupita O.

The Day After Tomorrow: The Politics of Climate Change

Climate change and global warming have been a concern for decades now. What has also been consistent, are the critics and government officials who deny the existence of climate change, humanity’s role in such changes, and whether it is concerning enough to invest time and money into preventative measures. Analyzing the years leading into the [...]

By |2021-03-30T13:15:53-05:00March 30th, 2021|Essay 3, Lupita O.|0 Comments

The Machine Will Take Your Message: An Interactive Phone Line

a. description of the original text and its socio-cultural and historical contexts; In February 1998, The X-Files aired an episode titled “Kill Switch;” in that episode, an AI internet program has gained sentience and grown out of control. In order to protect itself from being shut down, it has killed its creator Donald Gelmen, and [...]

By |2021-03-16T02:19:02-05:00March 16th, 2021|Lupita O., Proposal|0 Comments

What is Science Fiction?

When I think of the physical and biological sciences, I assume they adhere to rigid protocols. Which, to an extent, is true. However, many of science’s biggest discoveries were produced by people questioning and pushing the boundaries, creating a new paradigm. I view science fiction as a way for everyone to exercise that same imaginative [...]

By |2021-05-11T12:59:13-05:00February 9th, 2021|Essay 1, Lupita O., What is SF|0 Comments
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