Okay, Maybe This Microsoft VR Thing Won't
GizmodoOkay, Maybe This Microsoft VR Thing Won't SuckGizmodoThis isn't the promise of goggle-based computing that William Gibson, Neal Stephenson, and even former Gizmodo EIC Annalee Newitz have espoused in their cyberpunk novels, but it's the first mixed reality experience that feels like more than a gimmick ...and more »
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 3:42 pm
Amazon Dives into Sci-Fi with Adaptations of
/FILMAmazon Dives into Sci-Fi with Adaptations of 'Ringworld', 'Lazarus' and 'Snow Crash'/FILMThere's an adaptation of Larry Niven's classic Ringworld, an adaptation of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark's comic book Lazarus, and the cult novel Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. If you're not familiar with any of these titles, we'll break each of them ...
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 10:38 am
Amazon Goes Hard on Sci-Fi with SNOW CRASH,
NerdistAmazon Goes Hard on Sci-Fi with SNOW CRASH, LAZARUS, and ...NerdistAmazon recently made waves by canceling its period dramas and refocusing the efforts of its studio. Now, we have an early indication of what that new direction.Amazon Orders TV Adaptation of Lazarus | The Mary SueThe Mary Sueall 2 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2017 | 11:30 am
Table of Contents, October 2017 - Locus
Locus OnlineTable of Contents, October 2017Locus Online... Julia Defiant, Catherine Egan; The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter, Theodora Goss; Gwendy's Button Box, Stephen King and Richard Chizmar; Steal the Stars: Episodes 1-5 (of 14), Mac Rogers; The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O., Neal Stephenson ...
Posted on 1 October 2017 | 11:22 am
Amazon announces three new sci-fi shows for
Digital TrendsAmazon announces three new sci-fi shows for its streaming serviceDigital TrendsAmazon has announced three adaptations of three popular science-fiction properties as part of its upcoming TV production schedule.Amazon adapting Ringworld, Lazarus and Snow Crash as drama ...Flickering Myth (blog)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 30 September 2017 | 2:47 pm
Vigilante Hackers Reign In The Addictive
Now, Mr. Robot is not wholly original. Esmail has clearly read cyberpunk masters like William Gibson and Neal Stephenson, and studied the work of director David Fincher — every episode seems to echo something from one of Fincher’s movies. Yet he wields ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:24 pm
Vigilante Computer Geeks Reign In The
Now, Mr. Robot is not wholly original. Esmail has clearly read cyberpunk masters like William Gibson and Neal Stephenson and studied the work of director David Fincher — every episode seems to echo something from one of Fincher's movies. Yet he wields ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:28 am
Neal Stephenson: Exponential Crisis
Neal Town Stephenson was born October 31, 1959 in Fort Meade MD, and grew up in Iowa. In 1981 he graduated from Boston University with a BA in geography and a minor in physics. With Greg Bear and other writers he collaborated on serialized historical ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:38 am
Digital dystopias: Joshua Cohen and David
The book’s many plot-driven thrills and spills are complemented by sci-fi inventions that owe a debt to Michael Crichton and Neal Stephenson – only the root of all evil is no longer the Kremlin, the Pentagon or hubristic science, but the shady ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:20 pm
The FitNatic Nourish, and other cautionary
Clang Don't let the participation of celebrities cloud your judgment. Neal Stephenson is a brilliant author, but his game-development project burned through more than $500,000 in crowd-sourced capital before it vaporized. In March 2013, 3,927 backers ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:30 am