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  Try to keep up with the new Dirk Gently's
A.V. ClubTry to keep up with the new Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency teaserA.V. Club... it with me, she said she was impressed by Kristen Stewart's acting in it. Also, in Sci-Fi fandom, the "third hand" when doing a "one hand, the other hand" bit is called "the gripping hand", based on Larry Niven's three-armed Moties from The Mote in ...and more »
Posted on 24 August 2016 | 2:49 pm
  It Makes No Sense That Word Processors Are
It Makes No Sense That Word Processors Are Still Designed for the Printed PageMotherboardA version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. I'm writing these opening lines in Markdown, using a Mac app called Focused, one of many attempts to rethink the word processor as ...
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 10:03 am
  Matson, Garner, Clymens, Ahlwardt Share
EastCountyToday (press release) (registration) (blog)Matson, Garner, Clymens, Ahlwardt Share Antioch Speedway SpotlightEastCountyToday (press release) (registration) (blog)Heat race winner and point leader Larry Damitz raced by Brown for second on lap four and took up the chase of Garner. However, Garner set a ... Rob Waldrop, Dan McCown and Robert Niven were heat race winners. BCRA Midget Lites point leader Craig ...
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 6:09 am
  Amy Adams tries to understand aliens in new
A.V. ClubAmy Adams tries to understand aliens in new Arrival trailerA.V. ClubThe first teaser for Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Arrival cut off at a crucial moment, leaving much of the film's plot obscure. The full trailer, however, gives us at least some of the goods. Amy Adams' linguist Louise Banks takes off her hazmat suit ...
Posted on 16 August 2016 | 8:36 am
  Column: Worldcon puts focus on writers -
Column: Worldcon puts focus on writersReporter-TimesI clearly have a bias in this regard, but one of the reasons gatherings such as MidAmericon II are among my favorites is because the emphasis is more about writing and themes than what is found at most science fiction and fantasy conventions.
Posted on 13 August 2016 | 3:21 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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  itbooktrank: United States Paid 82.
itbooktrank: United States Paid 82. Flatlander - Larry Niven #Books #iTunes #iPh%@&#e #Apple 5091
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am
  CindyBearsDen: Isaac #Asimov Science Fiction
CindyBearsDen: Isaac #Asimov Science Ficti%%~ Magazine Nov 1982 #SciFi The Real Thing by Larry #Niven
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am
  BoundGalaxy: RT @Sci_Fi_Books: The Ringworld
BoundGalaxy: RT @Sci_Fi_Books: The Ringworld Engineers by Larry Niven #larryniven #ringworldengineers #scifi #scifibooks #fictio…
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am
  ImplodingMormon: @Schreiberland Larry
ImplodingMorm*~@!: @Schreiberland Larry Niven's Ringworld is the first of my favourites to jump to mind.
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am
  HillDamon2015: I'd repair our education
HillDam!~~2015: I'd repair our educati!~~ system or replace it with something that works. #LarryNiven #aphorism
Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:47 am
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  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 | 7:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 4:32 pm
  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 | 8:04 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!
Posted on 7 March 2012 | 7:13 am
  Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
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