The Direction of Modern Science Fiction
11:30 AM, Sunday 27 May 2018 (1 hour 30 minutes)
San Mateo Marriott - Connect 1
Science fiction started out as an age of wonder with everything shiny and perfect, all our troubles solved through science and looking outward. Then cyberpunk, dystopias, and the survival of the wealthiest themes dominated, looking inward. Should books reflect the mood of today or offer hope for a better future?