Ásta Gylfadóttir, Character Profile

Ásta is one of two Main Characters in the science fiction series, Galaxy Accretion Conflicts. She’s first mentioned in the novel Framandi Alliance and is the daughter of Icelandic biotech researchers Gylfi Hallgrímsson and Katrín Magnusdóttir.
She’s a first generation transhuman.
Specializations: Astrophysics, quantum computing hardware and software, EVA operations, psychology, field surgery, wicked problem solutions, strategy.

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Jón Gylfason, Character Profile

Jón is one of two ‘main characters’ in the science fiction novel Framandi Alliance, Galaxy Accretion Conflicts. Son of Icelandic biotech researchers Gylfi Hallgrímsson and Katrín Magnusdóttir, he’s a first generation transhuman.
Specializations: Materials science, nano technology, molecular manufacturing, quantum computing hardware and software, wicked problem analysis, strategy.

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Lagrange points: Parking spots in space

“Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – Douglas Adams. Now, try finding your parking spot. Lagrange points may be ideal for permanent space platforms.

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Space Colonization & Terraforming

There’s been a lot of interest recently by both private enterprise and public agencies, to colonize Mars and even terraform the planet. What do you think it would take to reshape a planet? To make one habitable?

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Molecular Manufacturing

If you liked building blocks as a child, you’ll love this. Imagine having the ability to create nearly anything from nearly nothing, atom up. Molecular Manufacturing may have been Sci-Fi so far, but it’s rapidly making headway.

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The Brainhacking Revolution

Successfully controlling or instructing machines and computers, just by thinking the right commands is already in the realm of science (2015 DARPA BMI research). Imagine the advances we’ll see in a decade. Thought based communication? Multi-location existence? Or, the Matrix?

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Quantum Computing Avalanche

There may soon be a time, when evolved Quantum Computers clubbed with Artificial Intelligence (AI) programming would surpasses a human’s ability to think, process information and make consequence-based decisions. Where do you think this tech will take us?

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