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The Beautiful Art of Fantasy & Sci-fi Illustrator Leo Chuang | Fantasy Inspiration

The Beautiful Art of Fantasy & Sci-fi Illustrator Leo Chuang | Fantasy Inspiration | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Artist spotlight featuring the beautiful fantasy and sci-fi art of Taiwanese illustrator Leo Chuang.
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Watch The Ultra Cool Post-Apocalyptic Animated Short "Rosa"

Watch The Ultra Cool Post-Apocalyptic Animated Short "Rosa" | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Online for just a few days, everyone in Hollywood is buzzing about this slick animated short from Spanish comic book artist Jesus Orellana. Watch now to see what all the fuss is about!
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Hubble images detail galactic "mergers and acquisitions" - Astronomy Magazine

Hubble images detail galactic "mergers and acquisitions" - Astronomy Magazine | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Astronomy.com is for anyone who wants to learn more about astronomy events, cosmology, planets, galaxies, asteroids, astrophotography, the Big Bang, black holes, comets, constellations, eclipses, exoplanets, nebulae, meteors, quasars, observing,...
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International Relations and the New Space Opera

International Relations and the New Space Opera | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Since I’m commenting on posts over at The Disorder of Things, I may as well offer some thoughts on a post on science-fiction and international relations that Pablo K wrote ages ago. Although the ...
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Science fiction-style sabotage a fear in new hacks

Science fiction-style sabotage a fear in new hacks | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
(AP) — When a computer attack hobbled Iran's unfinished nuclear power plant last year, it was assumed to be a military-grade strike, the handiwork of elite hacking professionals with nation-state backing.
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Best nanotechnology conspiracy rant ever [Video]

Best nanotechnology conspiracy rant ever [Video] | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Viruses are obviously artificial creations, little pieces of technology designed to download evil software into your cells. This is definitely my favorite new conspiracy rant.
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Religion and Science Fiction: Interview with James McGrath

Religion and Science Fiction: Interview with James McGrath | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
James McGrath: There have been numerous treatments of some particular aspect of the intersection of religion (broadly construed) and science fiction. The “X and Philosophy” series tends to include some treatment of religion ...
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Amazon Expands To Science Fiction, Horror And Fantasy With Seventh Publishing Imprint 47North

Amazon Expands To Science Fiction, Horror And Fantasy With Seventh Publishing Imprint 47North | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Amazon is launching its seventh publishing imprint today—a science fiction, horror and fantasy-focused vertical called 47North.
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Prophets of Science Fiction « Critical Myth

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Each episode of PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION focuses on a visionary sci-fi figure whose spark of imagination changed our reality. The premiere episode explores the celebrated author, Mary Shelley. Widely credited ...
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Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas

Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society.

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Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance: Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Cognitive Science

The integration and synergy of the four technologies (nano-bio-info-cogno) originate from the nanoscale, where the building blocks of matter are established.  This picture symbolizes the confluence of technologies that now offers the promise of improving human lives in many ways, and the realignment of traditional disciplinary boundaries that will be needed to realize this potential. New and more direct pathways towards human goals are envisioned in working habits, in economic activity, and in the humanities.

 


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Atwood dissects sci-fi genre | Books | Entertainment | London Free Press

Atwood dissects sci-fi genre | Books | Entertainment | London Free Press | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Margaret Atwood has long declared that she does not write science fiction.
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Misfits and Mayhem: On Isobelle Carmody and Post-Apocalyptic YA · Readings.com.au

Misfits and Mayhem: On Isobelle Carmody and Post-Apocalyptic YA · Readings.com.au | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
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SCIENCE FICTION REVIEW: Warhammer 40K: Tomes of Fire 3: Nocturne - Nick Kyme

SCIENCE FICTION REVIEW: Warhammer 40K: Tomes of Fire 3: Nocturne - Nick Kyme | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it

War has come to Nocturne. After decades of planning and slaughter Nihilan has mustered a vast armada of Dragon Warriors, dark eldar and Chaos renegades. In the name of vengeance he launches his assault on the Salamanders. Unrest plagues the Chapter’s ranks in the face of this invasion. A prophecy from the Tome of Fire has foretold of a saviour or destroyer, the psyker Librarian Dak’ir.

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Science fiction brings up religious conflicts

Science fiction brings up religious conflicts | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
In my previous column, I briefly described how I came to be interested in the film and literary genre of science fiction from the perspective of a religious practitioner, in my case, Roman Catholic Christianity, and how it could be a useful way of...
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Post-Scarcity Critical Theory

Post-Scarcity Critical Theory | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
The Utopian has a fascinating excerpt from a discussion between Adorno and Horkheimer, luminaries of the Frankfurt School of critical theory which has deeply influenced the UK study of IR through p...
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How to Define Science Fiction

How to Define Science Fiction | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
The question has filled pages and books, resonating across hotel bars and conferences for decades. What, exactly, is science fiction?
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Hubble Uncovers Tiny Galaxies Bursting with Starbirth in Early Universe | Press Releases | ESA/Hubble

Hubble Uncovers Tiny Galaxies Bursting with Starbirth in Early Universe | Press Releases | ESA/Hubble | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it

Using its infrared vision to peer nine billion years back in time, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered an extraordinary population of tiny, young galaxies that are brimming with star formation.


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The Dashner Dude: Dave Wolverton - Dystopia

The Dashner Dude: Dave Wolverton - Dystopia | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopias sell, and they've been on a long run. Certainly, when H.G. Wells wrote the The Time Machine he was dealing with dystopias, but one can go back further than that. Consider Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist.
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Science Fiction & Fantasy Books: The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2

Science Fiction & Fantasy Books: The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2 | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
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Is ‘Inception’ Cyberpunk?

Is ‘Inception’ Cyberpunk? | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
I consider ‘Inception’ to be the best cyberpunk film since ‘The Matrix’. It scores an 8.9 out of 10 on IMDB.com, which is a very high score for a major production like this.
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Year, According to Publisher's Weekly

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Year, According to Publisher's Weekly | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
For the first time in ages, Publishers Weekly's list of the year's top 10 books (of any genre) includes a science fiction title, Maureen McHugh's new story collection After the Apocalypse.
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Philosophical Futures

Philosophical Futures | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it

Philosophical speculation and science fiction are united in this: what is now obvious is most likely to be false, or at best a transient mode of being. In exploring future possibilities, the author introduces science fiction writers and contemporary philosophers alike to the riches of their twin traditions. What is the likely future of our species?


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People should be free to take smart drugs if they choose to | | Independent Battle of Ideas Blogs

People should be free to take smart drugs if they choose to | | Independent Battle of Ideas Blogs | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it
If you could take a pill that would instantly improve your memory or increase your ability to make sense of complex ideas, perhaps even make discoveries worthy of a Nobel prize, would you?

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What is the Singularity? | Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

What is the Singularity? | Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it

The Singularity is the technological creation of smarter-than-human intelligence. There are several technologies that are often mentioned as heading in this direction. The most commonly mentioned is probably Artificial Intelligence, but there are others: direct brain-computer interfaces, biological augmentation of the brain, genetic engineering, ultra-high-resolution scans of the brain followed by computer emulation. Some of these technologies seem likely to arrive much earlier than the others, but there are nonetheless several independent technologies all heading in the direction of the Singularity – several different technologies which, if they reached a threshold level of sophistication, would enable the creation of smarter-than-human intelligence.

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