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HAPPY (BELATED?) 85th BIRTHDAY, FANDOM

HAPPY (BELATED?) 85th BIRTHDAY, FANDOM

This month of this year, or this past June, marks the 85th anniversary of the start of science fiction fandom. Read More »

Writing in Your Own Hand

Writing in Your Own Hand

Nina reminds us of the art of hand-writing. Read More »

Space Shuttle First Flights: John Aaron (Software Failure Is Not An Option)

Space Shuttle First Flights: John Aaron (Software Failure Is Not An Option)

I met with John Aaron to explain why IBM couldn’t fulfill a Shuttle software contract that required zero errors. His answer changed my mind. Read More »

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – Absence Makes The Heart…

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – Absence Makes The Heart…

IN the age of the internet, nothing disappears or gets lost, but some things were never found. Read More »

The Resurgence of Oral Storytelling: the Audio Book

The Resurgence of Oral Storytelling: the Audio Book

Storytellers have shaped our societies and reflected our cultures for all of recorded history Read More »

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 12

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 12

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Kate Wilhelm is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction industry, and many consider this her best work. Read More »

Space Shuttle First Flights:  John Aaron (Error-Free Code?)

Space Shuttle First Flights: John Aaron (Error-Free Code?)

NASA required IBM’s Space Shuttle software to be delivered “error-free”. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the likelihood of that was extremely low. Read More »

Unknown Burroughs, or: Never Mind John Carter of Mars, What About the Mucker?

Unknown Burroughs, or: Never Mind John Carter of Mars, What About the Mucker?

A handful of novels by ER Burroughs have not received the same attention as some other works Read More »

Report on Chinese Nebula 2014

Report on Chinese Nebula 2014

A complete con and awards report from mainland China; a deep glimpse into worldwide fandom. (Check out the awards for some English language works in translation) Read More »

CONNIE WILLIS o explorar el pasado para construir el futuro

CONNIE WILLIS o explorar el pasado para construir el futuro

A profile of Connie Willis Read More »

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