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Science fiction authors offer free books to ease self-isolation woes (news).

March 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Science fiction authors offer free books to ease self-isolation woes (news).

Well, the sun is shining, the day is beautiful, and – probably – like you, I’m experiencing a little more staying-at-home than even a geeky self-employed author with a home office and passion for the noble pursuits of genre TV, reading, model kit making, and computer games is comfortable with! I’ll forgo swapping pandemic stories […]

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Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (movie trailer).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (movie trailer).

Red Dwarf: The Promised Land is a smegging hot new science-fiction comedy television film – the thirteenth outing of the British science-fiction sitcom, Red Dwarf, in fact. This TV movie sees the Red Dwarf crew of Dave Lister (Charles), Arnold Rimmer (Barrie), the Cat (John-Jules), and Kryten (Llewellyn) face-off against Rodon (Ray Fearon), the leader […]

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A Pale Light In The Black (A NeoG book 1) by K.B. Wagers (book review).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Pale Light In The Black (A NeoG book 1) by K.B. Wagers (book review).

Four hundred years in our future, humans are still reeling from the Collapse, a catastrophic event which devastated human and animal populations alike, caused by humanity itself. Things have been brought back from the brink in the intervening couple of centuries. New colonies have been established in another star system. Life expectancy is vastly extended, […]

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NASA will temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware (science news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
NASA will temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware (science news).

NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, tells SFcrowsnest that NASA is to temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware. He said, “NASA leadership is determined to make the health and safety of its workforce its top priority as we navigate the coronavirus situation. To that end, the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility and […]

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Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

A software engineer pranked his co-workers into thinking he is some sort of millionaire trustafarian with a super-luxury home pad while self-isolating at home – all with the help of a fake paper backdrop and a cheap web-cam. He says, “This is how I fooled my co-workers on video chat into thinking I live in […]

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George R.R. Martin: holed-up and hale (author news).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
George R.R. Martin: holed-up and hale (author news).

George R.R. Martin has announced that he’s currently self-isolating, holed-up and hale in the USA … which is good, because in both terms of medical problems and age, he’s sadly a walking target for cornovirus. He’s also retreating into Westeros and work by way of comfort. The rest of us might just join him in […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sep/Oct 2019, Volume 137 #745 (magazine review).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sep/Oct 2019, Volume 137 #745 (magazine review).

It’s hard to believe that ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction’ has been in existence for over seven decades and yet the September/October 2019 issue marked the 70th anniversary of its first publication. To celebrate this impressive achievement, editor Charlie Finlay filled the magazine with some seriously heavyweight content, including Michael Moorcock’s debut piece […]

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War Of The Maps by Paul McAuley (book review).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
War Of The Maps by Paul McAuley (book review).

There’s a real sense of wonder right from the beginning of Paul McAuley’s new novel ‘War Of The Maps’. Set in the far, far future among an ancient, worn-out civilisation on an artificially created world, it seemed first of all medieval, then maybe Wild West or possibly a little bit steampunk. There’s a hint of […]

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What can A.I. teach us about humanity? (documentary: video).

March 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
What can A.I. teach us about humanity? (documentary: video).

With more board configurations than there are atoms in the universe, the ancient Chinese game of Go has long been considered a grand challenge for artificial intelligence. In 2016, the worlds of Go and artificial intelligence collided in South Korea for an extraordinary best-of-five-game competition, coined The DeepMind Challenge Match. Hundreds of millions of people […]

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Westworld last trailer: season three.

March 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Westworld last trailer: season three.

Here’s the last trailer for the 3rd season of HBO science fiction TV series Westworld. Enjoy.

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