Syfy is failing not because of a lack of sci fi material to work with, but because it's no longer more amazing than reality.
There are always frontiers to explore well beyond our current technological abilities. Sci-fi isn't about flying cars, hand-held computers and machines of big death, it's about unrealized potentialities and possibilities. There's no need to stick to space operas and other sci-fi tropes.
little do we know, the pyramids were actually supposed to be spherical : (
They could be considered very low polygon count domes.
...you know the rules.
...and so do I/ A full commitment's what I'm thinking of/ You wouldn't get this from any other guy. I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling/ Gotta make you understand. Never gonna give you up/ Never gonna let you down/ Never gonna run around and desert you/ Never gonna make you cry/ Never gonna say goodbye/ Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.
As anyone can plainly see, Astley's words in their original context directly contravene the sentiment expressed in your comment.
A computer without COBOL and Fortran is like a piece of chocolate cake without ketchup and mustard.