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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 musician who fell for a Suffolk writer, DJ has been a cost estimator and project manager on various federal government contracts for over 20 years, which he combines with his love of Sci-fi in his multiple solo albums (such as Starfleet Program Manager, and All's Fair In... Read More →

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