On today's program, the discussion centers around various works of art and artists, the role of such in society, and how such relates to current and future affairs, religious devotion, and the craft of artistry as applied to writing.  

Most of our conversation is consumed by discussing our own works of fiction, and exploring sundry points of philosophy therein.

*Moore's law observes and predicts that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit will double every two years.

*Dune is written by Frank Herbert, not George Herbert.