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Matthew Jackson

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Matthew Jackson is a blogger, critic, fiction author and Batman enthusiast from Rosebud, Texas who's been a regular contributor to Blastr since September, 2011. In addition to his work at Blastr, his film criticism appears weekly in The Huntsville Item, a Houston area newspaper, and his book reviews appear monthly in BookPage magazine. His fiction has appeared in Weird Tales magazine, and elsewhere on the web his nonfiction has appeared at Strange Horizons, and Follow him on Twitter at @awalrusdarkly.

In what is surely another sign that it's just a matter of time before we're ruled by robot overlords, an American company has just announced that a robot they built swam 9,000 miles from San Francisco to Australia, braving storms and sharks along the way, and it did it without ever being refueled.