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Neuralink monkey can now play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do

It sounds like science fiction but the demonstration by Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is a brain-machine interface in action. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2021-04-15 02:20:13 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Voyages of Hope and Anguish: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The Memory Theater,” “On Fragile Waves” and “Victories Greater Than Death” take readers tumbling through realms and ever stranger stories. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-13 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about the best — and newest — science fiction and fantasy story collections

Writings by Brenda Peynado, Elizabeth Hand, Izumi Suzuki, Bruce Sterling and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-06 13:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Hopeful SFF Books, for When You Need Some Optimism About the Future

If you need a little optimism about the future (and who doesn't?), pick up these hopeful science fiction and fantasy books, including LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-02 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Muriel Jaeger, a trailblazing science fiction author, deserves a new look

Jaeger’s 1920s novels, ‘The Question Mark’ and ‘The Man With Six Senses,’ are H.G. Wellsian works of love and science. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-24 16:24:26 UTC ]
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Sci-Fi Writer or Prophet? The Hyperreal Life of Chen Qiufan

As China’s science fiction authors are elevated to the status of oracles, Qiufan’s career—and his genre’s place in society—have gone through the looking glass. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2021-03-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How Octavia E. Butler Reimagines Sex and Survival

The parasites, hybrids, and vampires of her science fiction make the price of persisting viscerally real. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-03-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Octavia Butler's legacy celebrated at Barbican feminist literary festival

The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:24:31 UTC ]
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Isabel Wilkerson, Jacob Soboroff, Akwaeke Emezi among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The awards recognize outstanding literary achievements in 12 categories, including the Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, with winners to be announced April 16. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-03-02 15:00:14 UTC ]
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Flying taxis are coming. Here are 5 ways they’ll differ from air travel as we know it

This new form of mobility will be very different from our current reality, which provides some unique design opportunities. The future of urban air mobility is often represented in utopian images. A wealth of fanciful renderings show flying vehicles taking off and landing vertically from... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-24 08:00:33 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about ‘Starship Troopers’ and other science fiction and fantasy novels that wowed us on screen

Many of our favorite books are better as films. Other times, it’s better to stick with the book. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-23 17:17:00 UTC ]
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A History of Cyberpunk Comics

MANY HISTORIES OF CYBERPUNK emphasize its literary precursors — its borrowings from hard-boiled detective fiction, for example, or the proto-cyberpunk elements in the science fiction of writers such as Alfred Bester, John Brunner, Samuel R. Delany, Philip K. Dick, James Tiptree Jr., and others.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-20 16:00:16 UTC ]
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Space Force sounds like a joke thanks to pop culture – that could be a problem for an important military branch

Science fiction has often had an inspirational and positive relationship with space endeavors. But the new US Space Force is struggling with a pop culture public relations problem. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-19 13:20:06 UTC ]
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James Gunn, Prizewinning Science Fiction Author, Dies at 97

In short stories like “The Immortals” and novels like “The Listeners,” Mr. Gunn helped prepare readers for the future. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 17:10:44 UTC ]
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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a bestseller, but its author, Walter Tevis, was hardly a one-hit wonder

Tevis wrote science fiction greats like “The Man Who Fell to Earth” and the overlooked “Mockingbird.” Also, “The Hustler.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-03 17:15:28 UTC ]
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8 Great Queer Science Fiction Books

Find some immersive, out-of-this-world stories featuring LGBTQ+ characters in these excellent queer science fiction books. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-02 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Mystery Boxes and Budding Loves: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

“The Absolute Book,” by Elizabeth Knox, takes on a number of genres, while “Winter’s Orbit,” by Everina Maxwell, stays true to one. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-29 10:00:04 UTC ]
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The Best Funny Sci-Fi Books

Do you love your science fiction with a heaping side of humor? You’ve come to the right place! Pick up these funny sci-fi books, including Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-28 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Today in cool internet passion projects: the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.

If you’re on the hunt for new literary rabbit holes, today is your lucky day. The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, created by lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower (a former editor of both the OED and Random House Dictionaries) is “a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-27 16:14:09 UTC ]
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