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Why alternative asset managers need a tech-enabled command center

Have you ever noticed how many scenes in science fiction and military movies take place in a command center? Whether it’s a fictional character like Captain Kirk aboard the USS Enterprise or a real-life crisis unfolding in the White House situation room, the command center plays a critical role... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-08-03 07:00:00 UTC ]
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SFF authors are protesting Saudi Arabia’s cynical bid to host the 2022 WorldCon.

The science fiction world is having a bit of a week. Today, New Zealand, the host of this year’s World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon), virtually kicked off one of the world’s most popular sci-fi events. New Zealanders had been preparing for the international convention, which normally... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-29 17:44:32 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics Science Fiction review – a fresh look at brave new worlds

Sci-fi preconceptions are challenged by little-known marvels from James Tiptree Jr, Angélica Gorodischer and othersThe border between science fiction and mainstream literature is more permeable than booksellers or publishers would have us think. Double Booker prize-winner Margaret Atwood’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-27 06:00:46 UTC ]
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'Dark' Is a Carefully Crafted Time Travel Puzzle

Netflix's German science fiction series stuck the landing in its third and final season. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2020-07-24 16:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Great 2020 Adult LGBTQ+ Science Fiction Books

From space operas with sapphic women to nonbinary artists and mechanical dragons! Check out this this list of 2020 adult LGBTQ+ science fiction books, including The Seep by Chana Porter. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-17 10:36:49 UTC ]
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The best science fiction and fantasy of the year so far — plus what we’re looking forward to next

“The City We Became” and “Vagabonds” made waves. Next up: Susanna Clarke’s “Piranesi.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-14 05:34:00 UTC ]
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Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-06 19:54:21 UTC ]
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5 Science Fiction Books Full of Humor

Need some cheering up and an out-of-this-world story? Pick up some of the funniest science fiction books this side of the galaxy. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-30 10:34:22 UTC ]
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Beam me up: here are the Locus Awards winners!

Over the weekend, the winners for this year’s Locus Awards were announced. For a little otherworldly, escapist fiction, read on! (Also, can we talk about this rocket-shaped trophy? The winners must be over the moon!) * SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Charlie Jane Anders, The City in the Middle of the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-29 15:20:49 UTC ]
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Pride is a Rebellion, and Rebellions are Built on Hope

Stack your Pride TBR with these hopeful, queer science fiction and fantasy novels where queer characters are celebrated and highlighted. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:35:00 UTC ]
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“The greatest sci-fi work of all time,” Foundation, finally has a YouTube trailer.

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy has long been one of the great unadaptable science fiction works (read more on that here, along with a catalogue of Asimov’s awful serial harassment of women), but after 50 years, it has finally made it to screens. Starring noted tall man, Lee Pace (along with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 14:28:10 UTC ]
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A Story of All Stories: On Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea”

THE STARLESS SEA, Erin Morgenstern’s sophomore fantasy novel, takes effort to read, but there are countless narratively complex works of science fiction and fantasy that amply reward such effort: N. K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season comes to mind as one recent, prominent example of the type. The... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-06-20 17:00:48 UTC ]
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The Journey is the Plot: A Reading List for Traveling Beyond the Home

Many years ago, I heard a teacher of mine, the late John Gardener, once say that there are only two plots in all of literature: you go on a journey or a stranger comes to town. Or, as Stanley Elkin put it even more succinctly (in reference to science fiction), you go there or they […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-08 08:47:33 UTC ]
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Science Fiction for Early Readers: The Fantastic World of DINOSAUR TRAIN

Get to know the fantastic and thrilling world of the DINOSAUR TRAIN series, a shining example of science fiction for early readers. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-02 10:35:52 UTC ]
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Penguin Classics boldly goes into science fiction

Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 09:00:55 UTC ]
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Zones of Possibility: Science Fiction and the Coronavirus

A NUMBER OF RECENT ESSAYS and articles have revisited classic literary texts that depict disease pandemics, scouring them for ideas and strategies that might prove useful in our current predicament. An essay in The Boston Review examines Boccaccio’s Decameron (1353), which emerged out of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-27 19:00:30 UTC ]
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How to Write Science Fiction That Isn’t ‘Useful’

Robin Sloan, the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, discusses his new short story for The Atlantic. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch the first episode of a forgotten 1970 TV adaptation of Don Quixote . . . set in space.

For about two months in 1970, ITV aired episodes of a bonkers science fiction comedy series based (oh so very loosely) on Miguel de Cervantes’ literary classic Don Quixote. The show, entitled The Adventures of Don Quick, follows an astronaut named Don Quick (Ian Hendry) and his sidekick, Sam... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 17:39:44 UTC ]
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Science Fiction Podcasts: 15 You Can Listen to Right Now

Looking for your new favorite science fiction podcasts? We've got you covered, from sci-fi podcast dramas to podcasts about science fiction books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:39:41 UTC ]
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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

If you are currently living out your quarantine with an argumentative reader of fantasy and science fiction (possibly this person is your child, who knows), or if you aren’t but would like to be, you may get a kick out of this new video series from Penguin Random House, in which noted authors of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 14:08:45 UTC ]
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