Omni June 1988

 

 

MIND-TRIPPERS FANTASY
ADDICTS SPEAK OUT


COMPUTERS WITH A HEART

LOST WORLD HIDDEN FOREST
OF MADAGASCAR

 
OMNI1988JunLG

Vol.10 No. 9

Cover Art: Their sights set firmly of planet Earth, alien space explorers catapult from a neighboring asteroid on this month's cover, titled Invader from Mars, a futuristic illustration created by
Japanese artist Takashi Terada.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Editor at Large: Dick Teresi
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 8)
Ethics and the Press
by Tom Wicker

Omnibus (pg 12)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 14)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 19)
Dinosaur Backlash

Body (pg 22)
Medical Care and AIDS Patients
by Mark Teich

Arts (pg 24)
Environmental Waterworks
by Judith Bell

Explorations (pg 26)
Prehistoric Beer
by James I. Killgore

Stars (pg 30)
Comet Catchers
by Randall Black

Earth (pg 32)
Journey to a Lost World
by Bill Lawren

Continuum (pg 35)
Designer Laws for Designer Drugs, etc.

Brain Trusts (pg 44)
Improving Artificial Intelligence
by Michael Leibowitz and Grant Fjermedal

The Domino Master (pg 52)
Fiction
by Michael Blumlein

Nature's Breath: Scentuous (pg 58)
Pictorial: Fragrant Flowers
by Nina Guccione

Fantasia (pg 64)
Daydream Believers
by Jessica Maxwell

Paint by Numbers (pg 72)
Pictorial: Math Art
by Nina Guccione

Wild, Wild Horses (pg 80)
Fiction
by howard Waldrop

Interview (pg 90)
Sarah Hrdy, Primate Anthropologist
by Thomas Bass

Antimatter (pg 99)
Abusive UFOs, etc.

Artificial Intelligence (pg 118)
Future Personal Computer Design

Star Tech (pg 132)
Toys for the Year 2000
by Majorie Costello

Games (pg 136)
Creative Wordplay
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 138)
Humor: Mystical Tripe
by Terry Runte