Emerge 2019 celebrates invention

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Emerge 2019 celebrates invention

Ride an ornithopter, interact with robot marionettes and explore the theme of “Invention!,” celebrating human inventiveness on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci.

Mpendulo: The Answer

By Nosipho Dumisa

When ‘Everything’ Is Changing, Stories Have A Role To Play

by Jason Sheehan, NPR Books

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

by Zoe Sayler, Salon.com

We’re overdoing dystopian sci-fi. Can we please take a break?

by Gautham Shenoy, Factor Daily

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

by Zoe Sayler, Canada’s National Observer

Speculating on the Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrencies

by Andrew Hageman, Los Angeles Review of Books

The Weight of Light: A Collection of Solar Futures

A collection of science fiction stories, art, and essays exploring human futures powered by solar energy, with an upbeat, solarpunk twist. What will it be like to live in the photon societies of tomorrow? How will a transition to clean, plentiful energy transform our values, markets, and politics?

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Emerge 2019: Invention!

Emerge is a festival of art, science, and technology devoted to creative imagination and experiences of tomorrow. Ride an ornithopter, interact with robot marionettes and explore the theme of “Invention!,”

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

by Zoe Sayler, Grist

How sci-fi could help solve climate change

By Zoe Sayler Grist

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In the face of climate chaos, writers find grief and hope

by Joey Eschrich, ASU Now

A New Cli-Fi Collection You Can Download For Free

by Amy Brady,  Chicago Review of Books

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Over the past 42 years, the Star Wars universe has grown beyond galaxy-spanning battles between an evil empire and acrobatic warrior monks to encompass a multitude of stories about diversity, resilience, courage,

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The Story of the American War with Omar El Akkad

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019, 6:00PM | Ventana Ballroom, Memorial Union In this year’s annual Imagination and Climate Futures Lecture, Omar El Akkad talks about how he came to write his debut novel, American War – the events that inspired it, the references buried throughout the text and the places he visited to research the book.

Kamala Harris is wrong about science fiction

by Charlie Jane Anders, The Washington Post

Everything Change: An Anthology of Climate Fiction, Volume II

A collection of short stories by an international group of authors, drawn from our 2018 Everything Change Climate Fiction Contest, plus a foreword by our lead judge, Kim Stanley Robinson.

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A free book of science fiction from around the world about climate change, introduced by Kim Stanley Robinson

by Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing