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Listen up: It’s the Sarah awards
22 May
3:23

Listen up: It’s the Sarah awards

Russel Finch accepts his first-place award as Audio Fiction Awards co-founders Anne Heppermann and Martin Johnson look on. Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville has teamed up with Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon, for the Sarah Lawrence International Audio Fiction Awards (The Sarahs), that honor the best in audio fiction. Spoken-word…

Building Big Brother: China’s new frontier
21 May
4:24

Building Big Brother: China’s new frontier

Students and faculty gathered in the Levan 100 auditorium on Wednesday night for a panel on China’s relationship between science fiction and technological innovation – and how they manifest in different cultures. The panel, hosted by the DePaul Chinese Studies Association, featured Stanley Chan, a prolific author with nine Chinese…

Billboards 2018: Christina Aguilera leads the worst dressed in bizarrely bulky pinstripes… alongside a futuristic ZLaLa …
21 May
5:25

Billboards 2018: Christina Aguilera leads the worst dressed in bizarrely bulky pinstripes… alongside a futuristic ZLaLa …

They’ve long been a favorite of bankers, keen to portray an air of authority. But Christina Aguilera’s unusual take on pinstripes made for a rather bizarre red carpet look on Sunday night, as she arrived for the Billboard Awards in Las Vegas. The talented singer was sadly relegated to the…

British Podcast Awards 2018 – the winners
20 May
6:33

British Podcast Awards 2018 – the winners

BBC 5 Live’s Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review picked up the Listeners’ Choice Award, Voted for by the public, at this year’s British Podcast Awards in London. The Anfield Wrap took the silver position while George Ezra & Friends took the bronze position. Cariad Lloyd was the biggest winner of…

2017 Nebula Awards Winners
20 May
7:42

2017 Nebula Awards Winners

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the winners of the 2017 Nebula Awards at an awards banquet during the 52nd Annual Nebula Conference held May 19, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott Center in Pittsburgh PA. Novel Novella Novelette WINNER: “A Human Stain”, Kelly Robson (Tor.com 1/4/17)…

2017 Analog AnLab and Asimov’s Readers’ Awards
19 May
8:47

2017 Analog AnLab and Asimov’s Readers’ Awards

The winners for the 2017 Analog Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) and Asimov’s Readers’ Awards have been announced. Most are available to read online. Analog Science Fiction and Fact Analytical Laboratory Winners Best Novella WINNER: “Nexus“, Michael F. Flynn (3-4/17) Best Novelette Best Short Story Best Fact Article WINNER: “The Quest for…

Honors, happenings, comings & goings — April 2018
18 May
10:44

Honors, happenings, comings & goings — April 2018

Honors Three Bay Area educators are the winners of this year’s Morris Weiss Awards for teachers who continue the advancement of Holocaust and genocide education. The awards are presented by S.F.-based Jewish Family and Children’s Services, and each winner will receive $1,000 for professional development and an additional grant of…

Vodafone NZ pays NZ$3m for remaining stake in rural ISP
18 May
11:52

Vodafone NZ pays NZ$3m for remaining stake in rural ISP

TeamTalk has sold its remaining 30% stake in BayCity Communications, a rural New Zealand ISP and telecommunications provider through its Farmside operation, to Vodafone NZ for NZ$3 million. Last year Vodafone acquired 70% of the company from TeamTalk for $10 million in cash. “This agreement consolidates TeamTalk’s business. It enables…

UCSD astrophysicist has thoughts on improving Nobel Prize: Brian Keating says dated premise doesn’t further science
17 May
1:55

UCSD astrophysicist has thoughts on improving Nobel Prize: Brian Keating says dated premise doesn’t further science

The Nobel Prize! In winning, you join the esteemed ranks of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Max Planck, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck. Who would dare criticize the Nobel Prize? That would be UC San Diego astrophysicist Brian Keating, who many thought might win the Nobel Prize…

CBS Is Pushing ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ For Emmy Awards Consideration
17 May
3:02

CBS Is Pushing ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ For Emmy Awards Consideration

Television awards season is about to begin, and CBS All Access is throwing ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ into the mix. CBS has sent out a screener set of ‘Star Trek: Discovery”s first season to members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to consider for the Emmy Awards ballot. At least…