Who wants to live for ever : Implications of Immortality – Panel recorded at Aussiecon4

On 13 October, 2010, in Info, by Adam A. Ford

This panel was recorded at Aussiecon4 (World SciFi Convention) in Melbourne 2010. Immortality is a common element in science fiction and fantasy, but what would it actually be like? What would you need to do and think about if you were immortal? How would society need to change if we were all immortal? In a [...]

World Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne on September 2nd – 6th, 2010

On 20 June, 2010, in Events, by Adam A. Ford

The 68th World Science Fiction Convention will be held 2-6 September 2010 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Our Guests of Honour are Hugo-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson, award-winning Melbourne artist Shaun Tan, and dedicated fan Robin Johnson. Melbourne has also hosted Worldcons in 1975, 1985, and 1999. The annual Worldcon brings together science [...]