The Perils of Cyberspace: Hackers in Science Fiction

by Kyt Dotson With the advent of computer technology rose an entirely new breed of explorer and seed for criminality—every dimension that technology gives our society, also expands the horizons of interpretation and exploitation. Information always sits at…

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Book Review: Altered Carbon by Richard K Morgan

by Kyt Dotson Altered Carbon: A Takeshi Kovacs Novel represents a little bit of a diversion from my usual highly academic, social science fiction with sprawling high technology civilizations trying to learn themselves from the inside out and…

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Book Review: Lady of Mazes by Karl Schroeder

by Kyt Dotson Karl Schroeder displays his peacock plumage for anthropological science fiction writing in his seminal work, Lady of Mazes. He paints a world that connects a multitude of people with a tight grip of technology and…

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Universe at War: Space Marines in Science Fiction

by Kyt Dotson It’s a dangerous galaxy out there. The bright lines of justice and order become blurry at the edges; for those ever-shifting borders between star kingdoms and empires strategy means holding planets; for vast space fleets,…

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Practical Tips And A New Review

Kyt has uploaded a review of Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson and Mark has given us all some practical tips on surviving in space without a spacesuit. Have a look; and don’t forget to bring a towel.

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Book Review: Accelerando by Charles Stross

by Kyt Dotson At its core, science fiction is a speculative look at how technology and futurism affects humanity. Are we the same people we were in the early 1900’s when entertainment meant going out and accompanying one…

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