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What Science Fiction Books Does A Futurist Read?

What Science Fiction Books Does A Futurist Read? | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
One of science fiction’s jobs is to give humanity a map of where we’re headed. From Jules Verne to William Gibson, sci-fi authors have described their versions of the future, and how people might live in it.
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Dimensions: A Line, A Loop, A Tangle of Threads

Dimensions: A Line, A Loop, A Tangle of Threads | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
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'It’s dark in here.  Pitch black.  Silent.  This is where it all began and where it all ends.  Perhaps,...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Rewatch: “Brothers” | Tor.com

Star Trek: The Next Generation Rewatch: “Brothers” | Tor.com | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Star Trek: The Next Generation Rewatch on Tor.com: “Brothers”...
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Should NASA fake an interplanetary holy war?

Should NASA fake an interplanetary holy war? | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcaster Robert Lamb wonders what it would take to get humanity jazzed about space again.
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Gallery: Private Space Stations of the Future Imagined

Gallery: Private Space Stations of the Future Imagined | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
The future of space station technology may lie in private hands. See images of wild ideas for future private space stations.
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Locus Online Reviews » Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, mid-February

Locus Online Reviews » Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, mid-February | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
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Use It Better: The Worst Tech Predictions of All Time: Scientific American

Use It Better: The Worst Tech Predictions of All Time: Scientific American | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Plus, flawed forecasts about Apple's certain demise and the poor prognostication skills of Bill Gates...
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Newt Gingrich's Fantasy Campaign—and the Fictions That Gave Rise to It

Newt Gingrich's Fantasy Campaign—and the Fictions That Gave Rise to It | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

His ideas may seem merely grandiose, but they reveal the deep affinity between American conservatism and one branch of science fiction. How

Heinlein and Pournelle made Newt Gingrich crazy.

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Futurity.org – To eat healthy when happy, focus on future

Futurity.org – To eat healthy when happy, focus on future | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

PENN STATE / TEXAS A&M (US) — Emotional eating can lead people to eat when they’re happy, but focusing on the future can result in healthier choices.

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Ski-Ffy: THE ART OF RICHARD POWERS

Ski-Ffy: THE ART OF RICHARD POWERS | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

"Starting with his first appearance on ballantine's paperbacks in the 1950s, Richard Powers's career spanned over four decades in which he produced jacket illustrations for over 1,200 sf novels. Now widely regarded as the single most influential artist in the history of paperback illustrative art, he is also considered a figure of towering stature in american twentieth-century fine art.

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Creator of Breathable Caffeine Wants You to Drink Your Drink, Then Eat the Bottle | Popular Science

Creator of Breathable Caffeine Wants You to Drink Your Drink, Then Eat the Bottle | Popular Science | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

Dr. David Edwards, of Harvard University's Wyss Institute, is the man behind the controversial (as in, the FDA plans to investigate its safety) breathable caffeine and other vitamins, has been working on a new futuristic food item: edible containers. They've already created tomato containers with gazpacho inside, among other treats.

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Internet Freedom Fighters Build a Shadow Web: Scientific American

Internet Freedom Fighters Build a Shadow Web: Scientific American | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Governments and corporations have more control over the Internet than ever.
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John Carter: five-minute clip

John Carter: five-minute clip | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
We have a sneak preview to whet your appetite of Disney's blockbuster 'John Carter'. It's a five-minute-long (almost) action-packed clip from the epic action adventure, exclusively on Yahoo! Movies UK.
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10 Science Policies We Wish the Government Would Enforce

10 Science Policies We Wish the Government Would Enforce | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
There's been a lot of talk recently about how science is defined and who does it best. I don't much care to follow that, because it makes me stomp around my room shouting at the walls, and that's a waste of time.
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Japanese Company Aims for Space Elevator by 2050

Japanese Company Aims for Space Elevator by 2050 | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Tokyo-based Obayashi Corp. says carbon nanotubes can help make this technology a reality.
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David Pringle's Best 100 Science Fiction Novels | Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Book Lists | WWEnd

David Pringle's Best 100 Science Fiction Novels | Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Book Lists | WWEnd | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

David Pringle is a famed Scottish editor who has written several guides to science fiction. His book Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels has been widely read and is still highly regarded today. In the book, Pringle lists his picks for the best SF novels written between 1949 and 1984 with a decided lean towards British SF.

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Computing and AI for a Sustainable Future

Computing and AI for a Sustainable Future | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

This inaugural article of the AI and Sustainability department sets the stage for articles in the area over the coming months and years. AI and sustainability is a nascent area, and elaborating it's brief history with pointers to recent and notable activities is this article's primary goal, as well as contextualizing AI and sustainability within the larger computing and sustainability movement.

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The 8 Greatest Episodes of Star Trek: The Animated Series - Topless Robot

The 8 Greatest Episodes of Star Trek: The Animated Series - Topless Robot | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Travel back in time to an era when Saturday mornings were the final frontier.
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Futurity.org – Swimming in blood, implant travels the body

Futurity.org – Swimming in blood, implant travels the body | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities...

STANFORD (US) — A new implant can propel itself though the bloodstream without batteries or wires and is small enough to fit through blood vessels.

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The Best Science Podcasts for the Enjoyment of Your Ears and Brain | Popular Science

The Best Science Podcasts for the Enjoyment of Your Ears and Brain | Popular Science | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it

Podcasts are undergoing a minor renaissance lately--every comedian has one, and every news publication has at least one--and, luckily for us, the explosion in quantity has also meant a ton of really amazing, high-quality stuff. In the last few years, writers, scientists, journalists, and all kinds of other interesting folks have taken to the microphone in new record numbers. But some are, of course, better than others. Here are the best of the best.

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The fake chemical compound Isaac Asimov invented to punk science writers

The fake chemical compound Isaac Asimov invented to punk science writers | Science Fiction Future | Scoop.it
By 1947, Isaac Asimov was already an established scifi author, but he had to leave scifi temporarily to get his biochemistry PhD.
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