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To Change, Or Not To Change Is Not The Question. Where to Change However…#WiSTEMspotlight - Digital Science

To Change, Or Not To Change Is Not The Question. Where to Change However…#WiSTEMspotlight - Digital Science | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Shaking up Science
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Thoughts on science fiction and the 30th year of the Arthur C. Clarke Award - Geek Syndicate

Thoughts on science fiction and the 30th year of the Arthur C. Clarke Award - Geek Syndicate | Copyspace | Scoop.it
The Arthur C Clarke Award Director Tom Hunter looks back over ten years working on the Clarke Awards and what still amazes him about the experience.
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Q&A with Ice Artist and Creative Director Jens Thoms Ivarsson of ICEHOTEL & ICEBAR LONDON

Q&A with Ice Artist and Creative Director Jens Thoms Ivarsson of ICEHOTEL & ICEBAR LONDON | Copyspace | Scoop.it
With ICEBAR LONDON celebrating its 10th anniversary, and revealing its latest Rock'n'Roll inspired ice art theme complete with giant skulls, a studded
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The 100 best sci-fi movies: film critics and experts – Time Out Film

The 100 best sci-fi movies: film critics and experts – Time Out Film | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics and scientists pick the best sci-fi movies ever made.
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GUEST BLOG Countdown To The Arthur C Clarke Award 2014 | SFX

GUEST BLOG Countdown To The Arthur C Clarke Award 2014 | SFX | Copyspace | Scoop.it
With the winner of this year's Arthur C Clarke Award being announced on Thursday 1 May, award director Tom Hunter examines the reaction to this year's shortlist
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BLOG Picking The Winner Of The Arthur C Clarke Award Isn’t Easy | SFX

BLOG Picking The Winner Of The Arthur C Clarke Award Isn’t Easy | SFX | Copyspace | Scoop.it
It's not easy choosing the best science fiction novel of the year, says award director Tom Hunter
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We’re taking a tour of the SURVEILLANCE STATE

We’re taking a tour of the SURVEILLANCE STATE | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Tom Hunter reports from the latest meeting of GlobalNet21
Photo: Man With Movie Camera (dir. Vertov, 1939)
It’s a whole wild world of surveillance out there, and we know the act of observation can’t...
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We’re talking about THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY with Jeff VanderMeer

We’re talking about THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY with Jeff VanderMeer | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Tom Hunter explores the strategies behind a chilling and uncanny thriller
Annihilation is published by Fourth Estate, HB £10 / FSG Originals, PPB $13
The site of an unknown environmental disaster,...
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Three JG Ballard books you should take on holiday | SFX

Three JG Ballard books you should take on holiday | SFX | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Tom Hunter asks, “Are the novels of JG Ballard the perfect candidate for a summer of science fictional reading?” Ballard once famously declared that SF was the dominant literature of the 20th century and now, long years after our genre’s monolithic 2001 apex has been and gone, it’s writers like Ballard who continue to inhabit the role of tour guide as we move cautiously into this second decade of our…
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Interview with artist, science writer and novelist Anne Charnock — LondonCalling.com

Interview with artist, science writer and novelist Anne Charnock — LondonCalling.com | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Get recommendations on the best London attractions, venues and events, and organise your trip with our handy cultural planner
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Why 2016 is the year for the Arthur C. Clarke Award to embrace self-published works | The Bookseller

Why 2016 is the year for the Arthur C. Clarke Award to embrace self-published works | The Bookseller | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Last night saw British author Adrian Tchaikovsky win the Arthur C. Clarke Award. It also saw director Tom Hunter announce that, as of next year, the award will be open to the submission of self-published works for the first time.
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Science fiction’s future: where next for the Arthur C Clarke award?

Science fiction’s future: where next for the Arthur C Clarke award? | Copyspace | Scoop.it
As the prize celebrates its 30th anniversary, its director looks forward to fresh challenges and opportunities in an ever-changing genre
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James Herbert horror award chooses its first winner

James Herbert horror award chooses its first winner | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Tom Hunter, chair of judges, explains why Nick Cutter’s book The Troop would have had the prize’s founding inspiration ‘chuckling in his chair’
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After the Apocalypse: Dr Lewis Dartnell Shares His Toolkit for Rebuilding the World

After the Apocalypse: Dr Lewis Dartnell Shares His Toolkit for Rebuilding the World | Copyspace | Scoop.it
While any number of fictional films and novels are set after the collapse of civilization, very few go beyond the immediate twenty-eight days later, as it were, to imagine the far greater task of rebuilding that will face the survivors once they've f...
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Interview with Paul McAuley | Stories From The Quiet War — LondonCalling.com

Interview with Paul McAuley | Stories From The Quiet War — LondonCalling.com | Copyspace | Scoop.it
An interview with science fiction author Paul McAuley on his Quiet War series of novels
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The JG Ballard Award | SFX

The JG Ballard Award | SFX | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Tom Hunter reveals an alternative history of a great literature prize In advance of the 25th anniversary of the UK’s most prestigious, and occasionally controversial, science fiction book award, director Tom Hunter offers us an alternative history of a literature prize named in honour of one our greatest genre writers. The JG Ballard Award From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia The JG Ballard Award for science fiction literature is…
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Interview with author Jeff VanderMeer — LondonCalling.com

Interview with author Jeff VanderMeer — LondonCalling.com | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Recommendations for the best of art, theatre and culture in London
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We’ve been reading A HISTORY OF THE FUTURE IN 100 OBJECTS by Adrian Hon

We’ve been reading A HISTORY OF THE FUTURE IN 100 OBJECTS by Adrian Hon | Copyspace | Scoop.it
TOM HUNTER is deluged by information - and does not drown
Adrian Hon
A History of the Future in 100 Objects, Skyscraper Publications, PPB £14.99 / $21.75
Drawing his ‘what if?’ inspiration from the...
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We’re reading THE JG BALLARD BOOK, edited by Rick McGrath

We’re reading THE JG BALLARD BOOK, edited by Rick McGrath | Copyspace | Scoop.it
Tom Hunter enters the weird world of Ballard fandom.
PPB, £19.99
For the vast duration of his career, author J.G. Ballard would repeatedly deny the existence of anything so mundane as an archive of...
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