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Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson goes Fruit Ninja

Watching one of our favourite authors slicing things up with a sword is too cool for words.

By 16 January 2013


Neal Stephenson wants your help funding a new sword game

Science fiction writer makes pitch for donations on Kickstarter for a new game that features more realistic steel-on-steel swordfighting.

By 11 June 2012


Neal Stephenson to launch interactive novel for the iPad

Famous author will work with other novelist and the public on a multimedia metaverse known as "The Mongoliad."

By 26 May 2010


Stunning Magic Leap demo is as real as augmented reality gets

The mysterious augmented-reality startup has released a video demonstrating its technology with zero special effects or compositing, it claims.

By 21 October 2015


Everything we know about Magic Leap, the most intriguing tech we've never tried

Virtual objects mixing into your real-world vision, bringing cinematic magic to life all around you. That's the promise of Magic Leap -- but can it really be as groundbreaking as the hype?

By 23 October 2015


Wearable book lets readers feel the fiction

A project out of MIT called Sensory Fiction relays characters' emotions through networked sensors and actuators worn by the reader. Will future books be yet another wearable technology?

By 29 January 2014


Square Enix announces Collective for crowdfunding games

Think Steam Greenlight meets crowdfunding: Square Enix's new initiative will allow independent developers to get crowdsourced feedback on pitches before taking to Indiegogo for funding.

By 9 October 2013


Hyperloop: Why can't we believe in the big ideas?

When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?

By 13 August 2013


Amazon opens Kindle Worlds fan fiction bookstore

The new online bookstore will offer commissioned works based on existing TV series, books, comics, and music.

By 28 June 2013


Pen and sword equally mighty for science fiction's Stephenson

Futurist author Neal Stephenson regaled a bleary-eyed but enthusiastic Black Hat crowd with behind-the-scenes tales of baking science into his fiction and the struggles in creating a first-person video game sword-fighting system.

By 27 July 2012