” There is evidence that we are headed into what would be the planet’s sixth mass extinction. It’s hard to know for sure if you’re in one because a mass extinction is an event where over 75 percent of the species on the planet die out over a – usually about a million-year period. The fastest it might happen is in hundreds of thousands of years. “


” Whether ‘Avatar’ is racist is a matter for debate. Regardless of where you come down on that question, it’s undeniable that the film – like alien apartheid flick ‘District 9’, released earlier this year – is emphatically a fantasy about race. “


” You’ve probably heard the stories about how io9 got its name. And maybe you know that io9 co-founder Charlie Jane Anders and I were inspired by Kathy Keeton, whose groundbreaking magazine ‘Omni’ combined coverage of real science with science fiction. But what you probably don’t know is how unlikely it was that io9 ever succeeded at all. “


” You are ruled by change whether you like it or not, and io9’s future path lies with joining a larger site that covers technology as well as science and science fiction. “


” Once you’ve worked as a writer and editor in the world of social media for a decade, the way I have, you start to notice patterns. “


” To share a story is in part to take ownership of it, especially because you are often able to comment on a story that you are sharing on social media. “



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You are ruled by change whether you like it or not, and io9
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To share a story is in part to take ownership of it, especially because you are often able to comment on a story that you are sharing on social media.
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