SF Tidbits for 8/7/07
- The Colorado Springs Gazette profiles Kevin J. Anderson, author of Slan Hunter, sequel to the A.E. van Vogt book Slan.
- David Louis Edelman has finished writing MultiReal, the sequel to InfoQuake.
- SciFi Weekly interviews Neil Gaiman.
- At Strange Horizons, Adam Roberts reviews Doctor Who Season 3 (with some spoilers for U.S. fans). “Not only is Doctor Who a kids’ show, its great glory inheres in that fact.” [via Big Dumb Object and Nicholas Whyte]
- Also at Strange Horizons, free fiction from Tim Pratt: “Artifice and Intelligence“.
- At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Matthew Jarpe, author of Radio Freefall.
- At the newly-redesigned site SF Novelists, Tobias Buckell asks: “Is the novel dead?” — “The exact form of the novel may change, but the act of writing words in order to create an experience in a reader’s head offers an advantage in fiction you won’t find in movies: the ability to live in someone else’s mind for the duration of a story.”
- Heavy Reading: The Mathematics Behind Quantum Computing in two parts. [via arsTechnica]
- Real science: Scientists have discovered a new way of levitating tiny objects – paving the way for future applications in nanotechnology. Cool. Now where’s my jetpack?
- Deadstock author Jeffrey Thomas is “always a bridesmaid and never a bride”.
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