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La SF et la société de l’information

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La société de l'information qui se développe depuis quarante ans transforme radicalement nos vies rendant les vieilles idéologies issues de la société industrielle inadaptées...

Review – Inversions by Iain M. Banks

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A review of Bank's Inversion.

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David...

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An updated review of a seminal and influential anthology - The Space Opera Renaissance

Why Science Fiction Has a Troubled Relationship With Utopias

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Maybe it's time to donate to SETI ... and vote for politicians who believe that Gross National Happiness is less important than Gross National Aerospace Investment.
Top Secret

Crossroads: I Spy, with My Little Eye…Espionage in Speculative Fiction

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Hello and welcome to August! I was away for much of July on a "blogging vacation", and I very much missed you and our...

Oh my God! I Miss You, Iain Banks.

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Oh my God! I miss you.

Iain M. Banks – In Memorium

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Science fiction lost Scottish author Iain M. Banks to gall bladder cancer on June 9, just over two months after he announced that he...

Crossroads: A Genre Darkly

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World-building, extrapolation, analogy, conceptual breakthrough, thought experiment - these are science fiction's basic methods. Other genres might occasionally borrow them, but SF has sharpened them to a razor's edge. So what happens when this set of tools works alongside the themes, styles, and plot structures of noir?