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Journey into the Improbable

Journey into the Improbable

Location:

Calgary, AB

Description:

Journey into the Improbable

Language:

English

Contact:

5874321229


Episodes

The Artificial

4/3/2020
One of the human computers in a data processing triad, concerned over errors in their predictions, suspects their newest member is a plant working for the artificial intelligence which has taken over the globe. As...

Duration:00:28:50

Diary an Unintentional Extraordinary Life: Two Economy Class

3/16/2020
To boost his fledgling career, and watch his mon receive a lifetime service award, Doctor Slow-mo, a neophyte superhero, attempts to go to his first professional superhero conference. While other members of his family use...

Duration:00:24:14

Redux – Forty-five Minutes

3/2/2020
Ada awakens on a deserted space station as its solar cells begin to catch the sun and bring power, heat and light back to its cold interior. Although she knows her name, Ada can not...

Duration:00:28:01

Diary an Unintentional Extraordinary Life: One Origin

2/17/2020
Recently graduated and licensed, Doctor Slow-mo, the youngest member of a family with a long history of incredible powers, explains life for the modern superhero in the gig economy, which has challenges the older generations...

Duration:00:20:54

Generation 201

2/3/2020
Ellie, a student, rents the only room she can afford near her university. But the place turns out to have a colony of flies and a slightly pungent smell. She finds the flies’ behaviour odd...

Duration:00:26:35

Ken Likeley – KenXIT

1/18/2020
In what might or might not be an experiment in social engineering conducted by Leaf’s dog Planet, the local community association decides to replace all the grass in Broadwalk Estates’ public spaces with drought-resistant plants....

Duration:00:28:23

Fission City (Part 2)

1/1/2020
Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to move away from an abandoned Uranium mine, knows he must reveal his secret to Naomie and Michael, the two journalists who have come up north to interview him....

Duration:00:29:45

Fission City (Part 1)

12/16/2019
Dmytro, an 89-year-old ex-miner who refused to leave an abandoned Uranium mine site, tells his story to a young journalist hoping to launch her career. However, the reason Dmytro has lived alone for over forty...

Duration:00:30:45

Redux – Laika

12/1/2019
On November 3rd, nineteen fifty-seven, the Soviet Union launched the first living creature into orbit; a stray dog named Laika pulled out of a Moscow animal shelter. The Sputnik II had no re-entry capacity, so...

Duration:00:18:44

Ken Likelely – Scammed

11/16/2019
Ken meets a new friend online who asks to stay at his house. However, when the friend arrives, they are very different than their online persona, and the ramifications turn out to be global. In...

Duration:00:21:55

Dissonant Frequency

11/3/2019
An inventor rediscovers the work of a 20th-century composer exploring the effects of hypersonic sound on the human body and creates a device that can cure cancer. However, to keep control of the process, he...

Duration:00:22:58

The Gig

10/19/2019
A person on a government support program is given no choice but to join a new self-employment initiative, which will make them part of the growing gig economy. The job involves having a mess hub...

Duration:00:29:58

Ken Likeley – Deepfake

10/3/2019
Ken finds himself in a fake reality, where everything is a bit off. After he discovers his fridge is full of organic vegetables, he assumes Leaf is behind the strangeness. But when Ken goes to...

Duration:00:21:39

The Front (Part II)

9/18/2019
As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of...

Duration:00:28:39

Ken Likeley – A CRISPR Lawn

9/3/2019
Fed up with fighting off the natural flora invading his lawn from Leaf’s yard, Ken goes online to find a solution and stumbles upon a mysterious website selling home CRISPR DNA editing labs targeted to...

Duration:00:25:26

The Front (Pt. 1)

8/15/2019
As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of...

Duration:00:19:16

Ken Likeley – Gacha

8/3/2019
Ken accidentally becomes the target of a proof of concept to maximize profit in the universe through in life purchases and loot boxes. He thinks he is just playing a game until Leaf and Planet point...

Duration:00:27:14

Servitor

7/18/2019
A company offering supposedly intelligent domestic servitor robots has been hiding how frequently humans are required to telepresence into their machines to take over. Lubanzi, a young indentured labourer working in one of their telepresence...

Duration:00:25:02

Ken Likeley – Mistaken Identity (Pt. 2)

7/3/2019
After being mistaken for the wrong person, Ken finds himself at a rather unusual VIP event. Thinking it is an elaborate costume party is he is initially excited and flattered to be there, but on...

Duration:00:25:54

The Investor

6/16/2019
Nuray Ceren sold shares in her future income to finance her education. It seemed like a great way to pursue a career that was otherwise out of reach except for two unfortunate events. First, an...

Duration:00:26:14