TED Talks posted this video of Job’s 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech, which takes on even more poignancy in the wake of his death. It needs no more introduction. It speaks for itself, as we all should. ...
How much of your life is spent wearing a mask? How many times during the day do you make decisions that you would never make if you were truly free? When someone asks you “how are you doing?” do you say “I’m fine” or “not...
Whenever I talk about meditation most people have one or more reasons why they can’t do it. Usually they don’t have time for it, or they’ve tried it but they felt like they weren’t doing it right because they couldn’t get their mind to...
I’ve read a lot of spiritual books, but none like the Presence Process by Michael Brown. The bookshelves are stuffed with self-help books that claim to offer you everything from money, to power, to fame. This is not one of them. All these false methods lead to...
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You've reached the blog of author Dan Jeffries. Here you'll find snippets of upcoming stories, background info on all my current work, as well as artwork, short stories, novel excerpts, sketches and anything else I can stuff into this format. You'll also find stories on all the books, movies, art, games, science and events that influence my mind.
In 2458, on a continent sized starship with its own atmosphere and an entire civilization churning inside, the poor live in rotting organic cities and the rich live in massive orbital mansions drifting in the clouds. When a hooker plunges from the sixty-sixth floor of an opulent nightclub and a senator is found dead in his room, the police call on Lieutenant Durante Hoskin to solve what swiftly becomes a string of murders of the rich and powerful. Now Hoskin must stop a vicious and brilliant sociopath, who’s executing the elite, erasing their memories and exposing their lives to an angry public, before his society explodes in open class war.
Four cutting edge science fiction short stories from the Age of Transcendence Saga
Fury of the Sun Gods - A military family is ripped apart by their choices and allegiances as China explodes in civil war.
When Once We Dreamed - When the Sol Sys economy collapses, surgery that eliminates the need for sleep seems to offer the unemployed new hope.
The Illustrated Scriptures - When a visionary prophet records his whole life on his internal nanonets, his memories becomes the VR bible for a new religion that threatens to sweep away the ancient religions of ink and wood pulp.
In the Cracks of the Machine - The robot revolution is here, but it’s not what we expected.