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Battelle's drone-dropping technology acquired by San Francisco startup

Battelle technology that can drop drones from the sky has been acquired by a San Francisco startup specializing in defense against unmanned aerial devices. Dedrone has acquired the assets to DroneDefender for undisclosed terms. Looking like a science fiction blaster, the device disrupts... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-08 16:38:06 UTC ]
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The weird, the wacky, the underappreciated: A new look at science fiction and fantasy

Our new columnists highlight the works of NYi-Sheng, Fernando A. Flores and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-08 14:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-07 11:00:15 UTC ]
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7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall

These new science fiction and fantasy titles will be your perfect fall companions. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-04 10:36:35 UTC ]
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Present Tense: Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019–2020

The future’s uncertain, and the end is always near. Here’s what new SFF has to say about it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Continental Divide: Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019–2020

Authors look to Africa and its diaspora and find the fantastical and futuristic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Who is ‘The Clockwork Man’? He may be literature’s first cyborg.

E.V. Odle’s 1923 science fiction novel stars a most unusual — and fascinating — character Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-25 20:52:59 UTC ]
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6 Science Fiction Books About Space That Are Out Of This World

Earth can be an exhausting place, so let's look beyond our planet and explore these science fiction books about space and other worlds. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-24 10:35:51 UTC ]
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5 Great YA Science Fiction Series

If the idea of saying goodbye to epic sci-fi worlds fills you with sorrow, check out this list of great YA science fiction series and read on! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-17 10:31:05 UTC ]
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Science fiction offers a useful way to explore China-Africa relations

Science fiction writing often serves as a thought experiment that explores shared and hidden beliefs whose material and political reverberations lie further in the future. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-09-16 11:39:25 UTC ]
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Blood Quantum injects zombie horror genre with an Indigenous perspective

Telling original, Indigenous-focused stories in different genres, filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is helping to normalize the presence of Indigenous people in a variety of realms: horror, science fiction and the broader cultural world. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-09-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is getting very, very good at faking your face

But just how “real” is it? Five years ago, Mark Zuckerberg stated in no uncertain terms that Facebook was going to build the metaverse, a digital world that’s a surrogate for our real one, predicted by science fiction for decades. That’s why he bought Oculus, and invested heavily in VR. But a... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-09-04 09:00:55 UTC ]
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John W. Campbell Award Is Renamed After Winner Criticizes Him

Jeannette Ng, who won the prize this year, said the man it was named after “set the tone of science fiction that still haunts the genre.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-28 22:27:26 UTC ]
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Baen Books, RBmedia Partner On Audiobooks

Independent science fiction and fantasy publisher Baen Books has partnered with audiobook company RBmedia for an audiobook program. Under the agreement, the two companies will publish more than 170 audiobooks over the next three years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Visions of the future: five dark warnings from the world of classic science fiction

Science fiction is fast becoming science fact, which should be cause for concern. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-27 17:03:06 UTC ]
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Using Facts As the Base of Science Fiction

Miracle Man and The Austin Paradox author William R. Leibowitz tells how to base science fiction on fact so that stories seem plausible—without boring the reader. The post Using Facts As the Base of Science Fiction by William R. Leibowitz appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-23 14:00:14 UTC ]
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George R R Martin honoured at Irish Book Awards

George R R Martin has been honoured with the International Recognition Award at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards for his contribution to fantasy and science fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 07:23:59 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards.

The winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards—one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prestigious awards, decided by the popular vote of Worldcon members—were presented last night at a ceremony at the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin, Ireland. Congratulations to all! The 2019 Hugo Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 14:33:38 UTC ]
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How to Write a Science Fiction Novel

In this post, learn how to write a science fiction novel from beginning to end, including 4 approaches for the first chapter of your novel, tips for writing about fictional technology, writing dystopian fiction, writing a science fiction series, and more. The post How to Write a Science Fiction... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-13 22:00:55 UTC ]
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How to Publish Your Science Fiction Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your science fiction novel, including successful queries and synopses as well as literary agents and book publishers open to science fiction submissions. The post How to Publish Your Science... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-11 18:33:57 UTC ]
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