Author: Steve Davidson

From the – We ARE Living In A Science Fiction World – Department

From the – We ARE Living In A Science Fiction World – Department

When those who are critical of science fiction’s predictive powers – or seeming lack thereof – are searching for a pithy sentence with which to punctuate their position, they often resort to an annoying little phrase: Where’s ... Read More »

2013 HUGO AWARD NOMINATIONS

Yesterday, the nominations for the 2013 Hugo Awards (which will be presented at LoneStarCon 3 later this year) were announced live at several conventions and posted to to the official Hugo Awards website (where the information below was obtained).  S... Read More »

From the In Box

From the In Box

Our own Michael Brotherton (sky seer!) has been conducting the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for a number of years now.  The program recently lost its funding from NASA (thank you sequestration) and is looking into ways to continue to move forward &#... Read More »

Amazing News, Saturday, March 30, 2013

From the Should Posted This Before Department:  The New York Review of Science Fiction presents David Hartwell’s list of 200 SIGNIFICANT SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS BY WOMEN – 1984 – 2001.   Mr. Hartwell is an EXCELLENT editor who has bro... Read More »

Amazing News, Thursday, March 28th 2013

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, articles linked to here are sourced from SF Signal and File 770. One of my all-time heroes gets a “non-action” figure all to himself.  Forrest J. Ackerman, Science Fiction’s #1 Fan, Dr. Akula, the Amazi... Read More »

Amazing News, Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Amazing News, Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Irish Times on The New Future of SF via SF Signal The first publication of Smith’s Scanners Live in Vain Interesting piece on one of my faves – Cordwainer Smith – in the Atlantic.  (via SF Signal) Technology outstrips society and th... Read More »

Amazing News, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Those who think that re-booting the original Star Trek was a good idea will probably think that the latest Star Trek Into Darkness promo is also a good idea:  a bunch of drones carrying light wands were flown over London last night, eventually coming... Read More »

Amazing News, Monday, March 25, 2013

Amazing News, Monday, March 25, 2013

Via Huffingtonpost – The Most Detailed Map of the Internet to Date Hacker’s “broke in” to about half a million devices worldwide to create the most detailed map of internet usage to date.  Want to know what Skynet or Webmind ... Read More »

From the In Box

Starship Sofa Fund Raiser New Fiction at Pulpgen Sarcology from Right Brane Publications Via Facebook: The mellifluous host of Starship Sofa announces a fund raiser and links to this audio promo featuring author Peter Watts. (Tony on FB) Tony also pl... Read More »

Playing the Short Game Rescheduled

The next installment of Douglas Smith’s weekly feature – Playing the Short Game – regularly scheduled for Saturdays will appear tomorrow, Sunday, March 24th. Amazing Stories apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause our reader... Read More »

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