Vernor Vinge, Innovative Science Fiction Novelist, Dies at 79

He conceived an early version of cyberspace and predicted the “technological singularity,” a tipping point at which machines would become smarter than humans. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-28 22:04:59 UTC ]
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Vernor Vinge, Innovative Science Fiction Novelist, Dies at 79

He conceived an early version of cyberspace and predicted the “technological singularity,” a tipping point at which machines would become smarter than humans. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-28 22:04:59 UTC ]
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Eric Brown, science fiction author and Guardian critic, dies aged 62

Writers, publishers and agents pay tribute to a warm, generous figure, author of more than 50 books ranging from SFF to crime to children’s literatureEric Brown, a prolific, award-winning author who published more than 50 novels, children’s books and short story collections, and who was the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-03-23 13:58:10 UTC ]
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Michael Malone, wide-ranging novelist and TV writer, dies at 79

He wrote best-selling mysteries and family sagas, and also examined homophobia and sexual assault as head writer of the soap opera "One Life to Live." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-23 02:01:50 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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Samsung, AT&T work to turn science fiction into reality inside 5G Innovation Center

Samsung and AT&T recently opened their collaborative 5G Innovation Center to much fanfare. Here is what the two corporate behemoths are actually working on within the secretive walls of Samsung's multibillion-dollar facility in Austin. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-06-26 15:45:18 UTC ]
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English science fiction great Brian Aldiss, author behind Spielberg film 'AI,' dies at 92

Aldiss helped shape and elevate the science fiction genre, but he recognized its mutability. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Deals for April 29, 2024

Murder aboard a claustrophobic space ship, an island hidden by magic, a tale of blood and loyalty, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

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How Chinese science fiction went from underground magazines to a Netflix blockbuster

For a few days in October 2023, the capital of the science fiction world was Chengdu, China Continue reading at ABC News

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With the Novel Prize, Three Anglophone Publishers Team to Champion Innovative Fiction

The biennial Novel Prize comes with a $10,000 purse and simultaneous publication in North America, by New Directions; the U.K. and Ireland, by Fitzcarraldo; and Australia and New Zealand, by Giramondo. In a twist, this year, the three publishers crowned two winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christian Publishing Veteran Joey Paul Dies at 79

Paul, whose career in Christian publishing spanned more than four decades, was an executive editor at Thomas Nelson. He died on February 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Physics of Fiction: How Art and Science Inspire Each Other

While much science fiction is based on theoretical physics, occasionally literature returns the favor and inspires scientific ideas. A perfect symbiosis between the two came about in the early 1980s, when astronomer-turned-novelist Carl Sagan was researching his fictional work Contact and turned... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-02-09 09:54:04 UTC ]
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Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors

Concerns raised about interference or censorship after documents showed writers were barred despite receiving enough nominationsA prestigious literary award for science fiction, which was hosted in China for the first time, has come under fire for excluding several authors from the 2023 awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-24 15:53:48 UTC ]
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8 Gothic Science Fiction Novels That Will Chill and Thrill You

Check out these 8 gothic science fiction novels! They're sure to both terrorize and entertain you in equal measure! Continue reading at Book Riot

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The 10 Absolute Best Science Fiction Books of 2023

2023 was an incredible year for books celebrating all things science. Here are 10 of the best science fiction books of 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Jump Into These 9 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books in January 2024

The best new sci-fi and fantasy books out January 2024 feature mythological retellings, space adventures, cyberpunk ghost stories, and more! Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2023

From witch stories to near-future noir, here are the year’s 10 best speculative books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Science Fiction and Fantasy

New books by Vajra Chandrasekera, Avi Silver, Cadwell Turnbull, Michael Mammay and T. Kingfisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-01 10:32:14 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2022 and 2023, Crunched

Here are the sci-fi and fantasy titles getting the most recognition in best of the year lists and award shortlists! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-28 11:38:00 UTC ]
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8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming Out in December

December's new SFF releases bring not one but three new additions to series we love, a brand new romantasy trilogy, and more! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-27 11:31:00 UTC ]
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