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Sunday, January 20 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Utopia, Dystopia, and the Default?

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Certain kinds of imagined futures currently dominate the SF field.. For example, we usually find settings in either grand interstellar deep space futures or trapped-on-Earth dystopias with the rare exception. What about the futures that land somewhere in-between, that may be more likely for us? Is the "middle future" too reminiscent of the Golden Age of SF? Let's discuss the "middle future" in SF, how it compares to earlier eras in SF, and where it falls on the Utopia/Dystopia spectrum.

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D.J. McGuire

A Jersey boy who fell for a Suffolk girl, DJ has been a cost estimator and project manager for various federal government contractors for over 18 years. He also teaches economics at his local community college, plays bass for The Nefarious Ferrets and for Dimensional Riffs, and is... Read More →

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Sunday January 20, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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