I have been a science fiction reader most of my life attending my first convention about 30 years ago. I have worked in computers for about 20 years and as a technical reference librarian about 10 years.
|Fri||1200||Unexplored Alternate Histories||What makes for a good alternate history? Are WWII, Rome, and the US Civil wars all overused? Are there other overlooked but interesting possibilities? If so, why aren't they being used?||Alma ALEXANDER, Ben YALOW, Linda ROBINETT, Robert Charles WILSON, Edward JAMES|
|Sat||1400||The Universal Library||Imagine if all the information of the world was available via the web; all the books, magazine, videos, TV shows and crossword puzzles ever produced. What would be the effect be on the world? How would it come about, and would it change the world?||Charles STROSS, Cory DOCTOROW, Linda ROBINETT, Patrick NIELSEN HAYDEN, Tom GALLOWAY|