Edgar Scott

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation Bias

What is Confirmation Bias? Confirmation Bias is when you only look for evidence that supports your point of view.  This general statement is screaming for an example.  I’m going to give you a fictitious example to protect the guilty and the foolish.  Let’s consider the theoretical, security: Blue Vapor Super Awesome Industries (BVSAI) which specializes in making vaporware

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Are we around the corner from having Staff

Tesla Bot — Just like Staff in 418: I am a Teapot.

Totally cool!  A humanoid type of android that can lift up to 150 pounds.  I think we should all be impressed by the accomplishment, and a little bit wary.  To me, it sounds a little bit too much like the “Staff” that I have described in my novel 418: I am a teapot. However, the future is coming.

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Hooray! The Immersive Internet Is Here!

Press Release: Edgar Scott’s 418: I Am a Teapot Challenges Us to Reclaim the Power and Potential of Our Human Spirit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Boca Raton, Florida —Edgar Scott releases his debut novel, 418: I Am a Teapot, on March 23rd, 2021. A must-read novel for our times in the spirit of Aldous Huxley and

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Why I don’t watch Black Mirror

“Wow! That sounds just like something from Black Mirror,” they’d say when I would tell people about the idea for the novel 418 I am a teapot. They wouldn’t understand why I cringed and why the conversation stopped. Exploring Speculative Fiction You would think, as a writer of speculative fiction, that I would be a

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On Bad Writing

I love bad writing. Okay, sometimes it can be painful to read.  Though, most of the time it’s amusing and fun.  But I love bad writing for a different reason, it is the only way that anyone ever stumbles their way into good writing.  If we didn’t write badly, we would be doomed to never

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