Marketing in the metaverse—what science fiction can teach brands about Web3

With marketing ploys that are just transaction schemes extended into a digital space, marketers are falling behind the innovation pack. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2022-09-22 09:30:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on social media’s metaverse: it may remain science fiction | Editorial

The online virtual reality experience that almost every tech giant today wishes to commercially exploit may not catch onIn the 1992 sci-fi dystopia Snow Crash, the author Neal Stephenson imagined a bleak 21st century where the collapse of the global economy had seen governments fall and their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-07 19:11:48 UTC ]
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4 witchy books from the world of science fiction and fantasy

Megan Giddings, Emily Lloyd Jones, Sangu Mandanna and Desideria Mesa add new twists to a popular subgenre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-17 12:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the Earliest Science Fiction Utopias Was a Protest Against Patriarchy

Solar power. The end of war. Gender role reversal. Dirigibles. First published in 1905, Rokeya Hossain’s short story “Sultana’s Dream” is steampunk avant la lettre, strikingly advanced in its critique of patriarchy, conflict, conventional kinship structures, industrialization, and the... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Let’s talk about science fiction and horror by new, promising writers

In our final column for The Post, we revisit books we have savored and many more we hope to read. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels

Three new books, from epic fantasy to biological thriller, consider an age-old question. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-01 18:00:06 UTC ]
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Fun, Feel-Good, & Empowering Middle Grade and YA Science Fiction and Fantasy

These middle grade and young adult science fiction and fantasy books are empowering and fun, and will provide the best light-hearted escape, like The Lost Ryū by Emi Watanabe Cohen. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-20 10:33:00 UTC ]
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The Layer Cake of Science Fiction: A Sub-Genre Primer

Like our universe, the science fiction genre is constantly expanding. Here is a sampling of the seemingly endless list of its subgenres. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-18 10:40:00 UTC ]
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‘Invisible Things’ is a science fiction novel with an eye on the now

Mat Johnson’s latest book delivers a biting satire of American politics and class issues — from the vantage point of outer space. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-22 13:00:32 UTC ]
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Outer Sight: The Best Science Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard of

These hidden gems are all great works of imagination set near and far that you need to add to your TBR ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-15 10:36:00 UTC ]
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7 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels to Read This Summer

Rethinking old myths and accepted narratives comes with risks, but the results can be thrilling. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-27 20:30:15 UTC ]
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Apple’s must-see iPhone privacy ad, and how brands have been scaling up influencer marketing: Datacenter Weekly

Plus, Ad Age Agency Report 2022, Nielsen alternatives, macroeconomic news in a nutshell and more. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2022-05-20 17:50:22 UTC ]
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Science fiction, fantasy, thriller? Books we love but can’t define.

Susanna Clarke’s ‘Piranesi’ is one great book that’s hard to categorize. What hard-to-classify novels do you enjoy? Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-07 12:00:25 UTC ]
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels 

These new science fiction and fantasy novels feature Icelandic horses, memory removal and romance in the multiverse. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-04 09:23:07 UTC ]
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12 Fascinating Near-Future Science Fiction Books

Take a look into our present and future with these near-future science fiction books that are eerily prescient, including Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace6. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-17 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Sites of Radical Possibility: The Best of 1970s and 80s Women-Authored Science Fiction and Fantasy

A late baby-boomer, I spent my tweens and adolescence in the 1970s under the Tolkien-woven spell of heroic fantasy, immersed in the imagined worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea trilogy (1968-72), Patricia A. McKillip’s Riddlemaster trilogy (1976-79), and Evangeline Walton’s Welsh-myth-remix... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Can Science Fiction Wake Us Up to Our Climate Reality?

Kim Stanley Robinson’s novels envision the dire problems of the future—but also their solutions. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2022-01-24 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Science fiction — please, let’s not call it ‘sci-fi’ — is more than just a reaction to the present

New books and publications delve into the rich and evolving worlds of speculative fiction. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-19 16:00:20 UTC ]
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The best books to read by the fire: Let’s talk about our favorites in science fiction and fantasy

Feeling nostalgic? Try ‘The Chronicles of Prydain.’ For something more modern, there’s ‘The Midnight Bargain. And so many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-03 23:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2021

From epic voyages to haunting folk tales, here are the highlights of an otherworldly year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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