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  Blade Runner 2049, Forza Motorsport 7, and
NDTVBlade Runner 2049, Forza Motorsport 7, and More – The Weekend ChillNDTVOn Monday, Amazon announced three new shows in the sci-fi space; one based on Larry Niven's Ringworld, an adaptation of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark's comic book Lazarus, and Neal Stephenson's cult hit Snow Crash. Rucka and Lark are invovled as ...
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 3:48 am
  Where Amazon Is Failing to Dominate:
Where Amazon Is Failing to Dominate: Hollywood | Fox BusinessFox BusinessOn the Monday morning after Inc. failed to win a single prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards, one of its senior television executives gathered his ...and more »
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 3:21 am
  Where Amazon Is Failing to Dominate:
Where Amazon Is Failing to Dominate: HollywoodMorningstar.comIt has a series based on the Jack Ryan spy novels and is developing shows based on books by science-fiction writers Neal Stephenson and Larry Niven. To help free up money for such programs, Amazon recently decided to stop producing new live-action ...
Posted on 6 October 2017 | 2:44 am
  Why Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books
WIREDWhy Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books For Streaming TVWIREDSome highlights of what may be on its way: Amazon is making Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash and Larry Niven's Ringworld, and a show based on Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's Good Omens is in production. Universal is doing Hugh Howey's Sand, ...and more »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 7:00 am
  Amazon signs up 3 new sci-fi shows: Lazarus,
MyM magazine (blog)Amazon signs up 3 new sci-fi shows: Lazarus, Snow Crash and ...MyM magazine (blog)Amazon is going on a beautiful sci-fi spending spree, according to entertainment trade title Variety. The streaming network, which has already given us quality ...Amazon Developing Ringworld and Snow Crash TV Series | eTeknixeTeknixAmazon Studios' list for must-see sci-fi TV features 'Snow Crash ...Gears Of BizAmazon Developing Snow Crash, Lazarus and Ringworld SeriesExpressNewslineall 4 news articles »
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 8:10 am
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  Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt to Be Honored For
HOLLYWOOD — Twelve winning writers and twelve illustrators from around the globe—including Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt—will be honored during the 31stAnnual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the famed Wilshire Ebell Theatre, on Sunday, April 12th, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 9:07 pm
  New idea for Dyson sphere proposed
(—A pair of Turkish space scientists with Bogazici University has proposed that researchers looking for the existence of Dyson spheres might be looking at the wrong objects. İbrahim Semiz and Salim Oğur have written a paper and uploaded it to the preprint server arXiv, in which they suggest that if an advanced civilization were to build a Dyson sphere, it would make the most sense to ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 7:09 am
  Favorite Quantum Physics in Fiction?
We’ll be accepting applications for The Schrödinger Sessions workshop at JQI through tomorrow. We already have 80-plus applicants for fewer than 20 planned spots, including a couple of authors I really, really like and some folks who have won awards, etc., so we’re going to have our work cut out for us picking the attendees……
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 6:53 am
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  Worldcon attendees: silent auction today at
Greg Bear, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, John Scalzi, and a critique from Nancy Kress. "Tuckerization" is when an author uses a real-life person as the name of a character in a novel. For example, Suzanne Church won naming rights to a character in my novel ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Out-of-this-World Auction At Worldcon
Auction items include Tuckerizations and critiques from SFWA authors like Greg Bear, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Alaya Dawn Johnson (the first she’s ever done), Nancy Kress, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, and John Scalzi; a voicemail recording by Mary ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:08 am
  Ringworld author Larry Niven tapped for top
But ask any fan — or writer — of “hard” science fiction who the most influential practitioners of the pure scientific-extrapolation genre have been, and odds are they will include Larry Niven. Niven has just been named the latest recipient of ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:39 am
  Is there a microchip implant in your future?
Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track ... but fighting crime should be much easier using chips,” adds sci-fi author Larry Niven, who predicted chip implants in the ’70s. Niven said he supports chip implantation for security reasons ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:02 pm
  Red Tide by Science Fiction Writer Larry
A new book by legendary science fiction writer Larry Niven (author of such classic titles as Ringworld and The Integral Trees) is now available for customer pre-order exclusively through Red Tide is being published by Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor and ...
Posted on 17 June 2014 | 8:54 pm
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  wordslingerpod: "I do my research for
wordslingerpod: "I do my research for fun and hope it will generate stories." —Larry Niven
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 7:46 pm
  Karl554Ash: Intelligence is a tool to be
Karl554Ash: Intelligence is a tool to be used towards a goal, and goals are not always chosen intelligently. - Larry Niven 'Protector'
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 7:46 pm
  LightsOutBooks: LARRY NIVEN LOT (6 Books)
LightsOutBooks: LARRY NIVEN LOT (6 Books) Vintage SciFi, Mixed Lot, Very Good! by LightsOutBookshoppe via @Etsy
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 7:46 pm
  powerupta: “That’s the thing about
powerupta: “That’s the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.” - Larry…
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 7:46 pm
  TerryMitts: Check out Fleet of Worlds by
TerryMitts: Check out Fleet of Worlds by Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner 2007 ##~#cover w/jacket via @eBay
Posted on 18 January 2018 | 7:46 pm
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  Resolved Question: Sci Fi short story by
Following @Athena's answer below, yes, I think it was a story of the guy who's going mad actually chasing someone else through space for centuries (unless I'm conflating two stories). @Louis, I don't think it was Madness Has Its Place. (Thank you both for answering.) Hope this narrows down the title of this short story. I was slightly mistaken in the details. The Larry Niven story I had in mind was The Ethics of Madness. Thanks again for your help, guys.
Posted on 4 January 2018 | 6:57 pm
  Open Question: Larry Niven Known Space
Hi. I am beginning the known space series by larry niven. Im about to start neutron star. What is the best order for the rest? I have seen so many list that conflict with each other. I want to read everything and i don't want to jump from book to book reading a story here and there. Can someone provide me with a detailed list and your thoughts about reading the series in that order?
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 12:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 9:32 am
  Resolved Question: Has anyone else here read
Just out of curiousity. I enjoyed the book, and wondered if anyone else had too. If not, I highly reccomend it.
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 1:04 pm
  Resolved Question: What page is this quote,
Here's the quote: Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere. LARRY NIVEN, Ringworld Even if you don't know the exact page number, if you could just tell me what section of the book it is in would be extremely helpful. Thanks!
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