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Future Imperfect (mp3)
Radio ABC: "does science fiction predict the future, or inspire it?" Read on

Dr Who (mp3)
Radio ABC: "Nearly 800 episodes later this inveterate time-traveller has plumbed the intricacies of some serious philosophical issues: from identity to the nature of time; from personal ethics to radical evil; from the uncanny to quantum entanglement. What can this estranged time lord tell us about some timeless questions?" Read on

Wombs on Legs? (mp3)
BBC: "From HG Wells and Margaret Atwood to Battlestar Galactica, science fiction texts and tv series have long used birth control as a metaphor for the limits on individual freedom. New Generation Thinker Sarah Dillon, from the University of St Andrews, looks at the roles for women which science fiction has imagined and asks is sci-fi sexist?"

Zombies and a Cultural Obsession That Simply Won’t Die (mp3)
files.thesocietypages.org: "Jennifer Rutherford, sociologist, literary scholar, and Deputy Director of the Hawke Research Institute at the University of Southern Australia, helps us understand what can be learned from the cultural obsession. We discuss the power of the zombie as metaphor, the unrestrained drive of the undead, and the allure of becoming zombie at gatherings and celebrations." Read on

Star Trek's Continuing Relevance (youtube)
"Star Trek is not only popular, it's important for current scholarship and industry! As a franchise, Star Trek has drawn upon real history for its narratives and influenced space history through its compelling depictions of a possible future. In this educational panel program, four presenters will offer brief compelling insights into how relevant Star Trek is today." Read on

Tad Williams Interview (mp3)
bookotron.com: "Williams manage to write prose that is not just funny, but insightful, pithy, sad, nostalgic; whatever he sets his sights on, he hits the bull's eye." Read on

Authors@Google Presents: Gregory Benford and Larry Niven (youtube)
"Larry Niven & Gregory Benford, two of the most respected authors of hard science fiction, talk about their new book "Bowl of Heaven" and the concept of stories about "big dumb objects" as a sub-genre. They review prior stories (including Ringworld by Niven) and then talk about the physics of the "big smart object" that is the Bowl of Heaven -- a half dyson-sphere steering a star on an interstellar voyage."

Lontar: Journal of Southeast Asian science fiction
"Premiere issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, Laos and Vietnam."

LEGO Mars Curiosity Rover Review with Set Designer Stephen Packbaz! (youtube)
The Lego Rover was designed by real Curiosity Rover engineer, Stephen Pakbaz. Read on

Some "Making" Of Videos at youtube:
Alien- Behind The Scenes [1/2]
Alien - Behind The Scenes [2/2]
Making of Aliens
The making of Total Recall



  
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