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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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E-book 'missing content'? Amazon must do better

With a notification suited to the digital age, readers wouldn't have worried what they missed when Neal Stephenson's "Reamde" e-book changed underneath them.

By 1 October 2011

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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

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Weigh in on sci-fi to technology inspirations

CNET News.com is interested in readers' favorite examples of science fiction that inspired real technology

By 7 July 2007