J. Marc Schmidt was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1973, and currently works as a school teacher. In primary school, in 1985, he and his friends wrote and performed a play about a nuclear holocaust, and were awarded first prize in a talent contest.
After high school, he enrolled at Macquarie University in Sydney. He studied arts, majoring in classical history and minoring English literature. He graduated in 1996. In 1997 he studied the honours program at Macquarie. His thesis reappeared as an article in the 'NSW History Teachers' Association Journal'. In 2001, his 4-page comic strip 'untitled' appeared in the Melbourne-based magazine 'Tango'.
|"Most of what kids currently learn at school will probably be irrelevant by the time they are 40."|
|"This very internationalism that contributed to the apocalyptic disaster that ended the Bronze Age."|
|“There was not only automation but where the suggestion that humans had any control [...] was absent too.”|
|Nerf John Wick|
|Top 10 Reasons Men Are Scum|
|Loneliness is Not an Old Friend|
|“The use of AI assistants may dramatically accelerate and broaden what might be looked back on as a global period of cognitive decline.”|
|“That glazed-over look a grandma has at a Vegas slot machine is the same look Facebook chases in its users scrolling the feed.”|
|“It was weeks later that she was at a party and realized she'd been texting with her dead friend's bot for 30 minutes.”|
|“You can make spaceships much bigger than anything we’ve seen so far in history.”|
|“One of the major concerns with asteroid mining is, of course, getting to the asteroids.”|
|“It's unbelievable how much energy is released.”|