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Watching one of our favourite authors slicing things up with a sword is too cool for words.
Science fiction writer makes pitch for donations on Kickstarter for a new game that features more realistic steel-on-steel swordfighting.
Famous author will work with other novelist and the public on a multimedia metaverse known as "The Mongoliad."
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.
The new online bookstore will offer commissioned works based on existing TV series, books, comics, and music.
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.
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?
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.
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?
CNET News.com is interested in readers' favorite examples of science fiction that inspired real technology