The Islamic Roots Of Science Fiction. William Gibson Reads Neuromancer, His Cyberpunk-Defining Novel (1994) Cyberpunk: 1990 Documentary Featuring William Gibson & Timothy Leary Introduces the Cyberpunk Culture. Las mejores novelas ucrónicas (IV) Bienvenidos a otra edición en ALT1040 de la recopilación con las mejores novelas ucrónicas que puedes encontrar en la actualidad.
Por si has estado desconectado estas últimas semanas, aquí os dejo el link para acceder a ediciones anteriores de esta recopilación por si quieres conocer más novelas de este género. Y por si además desconoces este género, las novelas ucrónicas son aquellas novelas cuya principal son la narración de hechos históricos que nunca llegaron a ocurrir y que surgen únicamente de la imaginación de sus escritores. Y ya, sin más dilación pasamos a las cinco mejores novelas ucrónicas de esta semana. Vamos con ellas. Al oeste del edén Comenzamos esta semana con la novela de Harry Harrison que tiene un giro que se aleja de los argumentos típicos en las novelas ucrónicas: la catástrofe cósmica que hace 65 millones de años terminó bruscamente con el reinado de los dinosaurios sobre la Tierra no ha llegado a producirse nunca.
Lo que el tiempo se llevó El sueño de hierro. A Brief History Of The First Robots To Appear In Fiction. Weed + Sci-fi = Chromic Con. Back In 1937, People Worried That Science Fiction Was Going Downhill. The Greatest Science Fiction Porn Movies of All Time: 1961-1991 [NSFW] Since you listed Barbarella and a few other not-quite-porn titles, you should also include the 1975 David Cronenberg classic Shivers, aka.
"They Came from Within. " Really, you can't go wrong with Cronenberg body horror, swinging 70's Canadian fashion, and a sentient venereal disease... And besides, how often do you get to break out the term "rampaging sex zombie pandemic? " (Though you wouldn't know any of that from looking at the trailer above, which I think features the only non-sexual scenes from the entire movie) Pulp Science Fiction Under German Totalitarianism. Strange, yesterday came across old German pulp magazines as I was researching the whole Eurospy genre.
Rolf Torring, Kommissar X, Henry Cotton (of which they created a terrible, terrible reboot film) but most of all Perry Rhodan. I think PR is among the most popular ongoing SF pulp fiction in the world, there are still many, many readers. In 1988, Kim Jong-Il gave a speech exhorting North Koreans to write SF. I do not think it means what you think it means. What is the weirdest work of science fiction you've ever seen? Recommended by Annalee Newitz Every Night, the Robot Waited for His Friend to Come Home San Francisco Is Harnessing Public Pressure to Increase Seismic Safety Why Are So Many People Living Underground in Beijing?
OMNI Magazine Collection : Free Texts. From Wikipedia: OMNI was a science and science fiction magazine published in the US and the UK.
It contained articles on science fact and short works of science fiction. The first issue was published in October 1978, the last in Winter 1995, with an internet version lasting until 1998. The Matrix Virtual Theatre. Matrix Virtual Theatre Wachowski Brothers Transcript Nov. 6, 1999 Welcome to the first live Virtual Theatre presentation in the world!
Tonight you'll be able to watch The Matrix with special guests Andy and Larry Wachowski, the creators of the film. Complete Stories, by Rudy Rucker. Complete Stories by Rudy Rucker Including collaborations with Bruce Sterling, Paul Di Filippo, Marc Laidlaw, John Shirley, Rudy Rucker Jr., Terry Bisson, and Eileen Gunn.
Buy some of their works! Complete Stories is Copyright © 2013 Rudy Rucker as a volume, and the individual stories are copyrighted to their authors. The introduction and the notes to the stories describe the stories' previous publications. All rights reserved.
Thought experiments lain: a serial experiments lain information site. Serial experiments lain is an anime which begs to be interpreted (read my review for a basic description of the show).
While the story gives us a lot of hints as to what might be going on, nothing is ever explicitly explained. Even when things are explained in the form of commentary and "speeches" throughout the show, we are shown that the views put forth in those speeches (such as given by Eiri Masami) are not necessarily correct and truthful. When dealing with prophetic speech or prophetic anime, it is our responsibility to be skeptical and questioning just like Lain was, even though the uncertainty can be painful at times. Yet, it wasn't so painful. serial experiments lain could have easily fallen into the same trap that so many other "meaningful" anime fall into, that is: take itself too seriously. The Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Information Database. If you read a Cyberpunk manifesto, by Christian Kirtchev, you probably noticed the intro and outro addressing a group, called "Electronid Minds".
The intention was to bring forward a group by presenting its manifesto. By the time manifesto was published (1997) digital underground groups were ruling the Bulletin Board System (BBS) domains of data and information exchange. The Hugo Awards : Hugo Award FAQ. What are the Hugo Awards?
The Hugo Awards, to give them their full title, are awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. List of fictional living planets. Welcome to the Orion's Arm Universe Project. Bad Movies.