Sweconpoddar

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Poddradio från svenska science fiction- och fantasykongresser.

Episodios

  • Sweconpoddar 108 – 2019 Hugo Award Finalists

    10/05/2021 Duración: 46min

    The panel explains what the Hugo is and introduces some of the finalists this year, both established writers and new names. You will get lots of reading tips. This panel was recorded at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden Participants: Carolina Gomez Lagerlöf, Tommy Persson, Britt-Louise Viklund, Marika, Jenny Bristle and Kisu Leikomaa (moderator) … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 108 – 2019 Hugo Award Finalists →

  • Sweconpoddar 107 – Like any other machine?

    03/05/2021 Duración: 46min

    Replicants and other artificial humans in fantastic fiction. General discussion on artificial humans in fantastic fiction, with examples. What are their unique properties? Strengths and weaknesses? Roles and rights in their respective societies? Their similarities to and differences from the ”real humans”? How can they (in fiction) tell who is a real human and who … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 107 – Like any other machine? →

  • Sweconpoddar 106 – Hedersgästintervju med Gunilla Jonsson and Michael Petersén.

    26/04/2021 Duración: 46min

    Hedersgästintervju med Gunilla Jonsson and Michael Petersén. Detta samtal spelades in på Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Medverkande: Gunilla Jonsson, Michael Petersén och Stefan Nordin. (moderator) Musiken är från Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 31

  • Sweconpoddar 105 – Future fandom

    19/04/2021 Duración: 46min

    Fandom is very much about communication and and the exchange of ideas. It has moved from clubs and fanzines to the internet, but the conventions remain. What will happen in the future? Will we still meet? Will fandom be more or less organised? Will everything be available in our phones, or perhaps directly in our … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 105 – Future fandom →

  • Sweconpoddar 104 – Between Stasi and the promised Socialist Paradise: SF and fandom in the GDR, with Thomas Recktenwald

    12/04/2021 Duración: 43min

    Imagine SF authors whose books had a print-run of 100,000 copies, were sold out within days and could not be reprinted because there was no hard currency left for paper. Or secret service employees who infiltrated SF clubs but were easy to expose because they had no idea about SF. But beware: Being an SF … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 104 – Between Stasi and the promised Socialist Paradise: SF and fandom in the GDR, with Thomas Recktenwald →

  • Sweconpoddar 103 – Automisation and AI – and their influence on us

    05/04/2021 Duración: 46min

    Automisation and AI – threats, salvations or both? How is society influenced by the advances in automisation and AI? Huge amounts of data are collected and analysed, searching for patterns in behaviour, computers are making decisions. What will the future bring us? Could AI be the solution to the climate problem? Or will the automisation … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 103 – Automisation and AI – and their influence on us →

  • Sweconpoddar 102 – Fantastic identity

    29/03/2021 Duración: 45min

    Which new perspectives on gender, identity and partnership/families can we get from fantastic fiction? How can writers use gender neutral robots, polyamorous aliens, many-bodied distributed AIs et cetera, to say something about the lifes and societies of humans today? This panel was recorded at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden Participants: Annalee Newitz, Charlie … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 102 – Fantastic identity →

  • Sweconpoddar 101 – God dividing by zero: the mathematics of black holes with Edmund Schluessel

    22/03/2021 Duración: 43min

    Light can’t escape the edge of a black hole. Why? Gravity becomes infinite at the center of a black hole. Why? And when aren’t these things true? Using high school-level mathematics, journey inside one of astrophysics’ most fascinating objects. This lecture was recorded at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden Participant: Edmund Schluessel The … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 101 – God dividing by zero: the mathematics of black holes with Edmund Schluessel →

  • Sweconpoddar 100 – Nanites – salvation or threat?

    15/03/2021 Duración: 47min

    Molecule-sized machines, possibly self-replicating, are quite common in sf stories and films, and have several names, one of which is nanites. They might be used for medical purposes to clean arteries or kill cancer cells, they could provide new competences, and it has even been suggested that they could provide a means for telepathy. But … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 100 – Nanites – salvation or threat? →

  • Sweconpoddar 99 – Guest of honor interview with Charlie Jane Anders

    08/03/2021 Duración: 44min

    Guest of honor interview with Charlie Jane Anders at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden The interviewer is Anna Bark Persson The music is from Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 3.0

  • Sweconpoddar 98 – Opening ceremony

    01/03/2021 Duración: 18min

    Opening ceremony with an introduction of the Guests of Honor, and a discussion concerning: ”How can science fiction literature help us find a better future.” This was recorded at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden Participants: Annalee Newitz, Charlie Jane Anders, Gunilla Jonsson, Michael Petersén, and Håkan Wester (moderator) The music is from Sands Of … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 98 – Opening ceremony →

  • Sweconpoddar 97 – Convention School part 2: Economy

    22/02/2021 Duración: 47min

    Are you planning your own con, or just interested in how they are organized? Attend the ”Convention School” and listen to experienced conrunners. Second lesson: Economy. How much does it cost to run a convention: renting a convention venue, paying for the travel for the guests of honor, other foreseen and unforeseen costs? How much … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 97 – Convention School part 2: Economy →

  • Sweconpoddar 96 – Female Masculinity in SF with Anna Bark Persson

    15/02/2021 Duración: 38min

    The sf-genre is filled with examples of the ”tough chick” heroine, perfectly balanced between femininity and masculinity, who kicks butt and shoots guns while still being hot. But what happens when these female heroes are portrayed as queer and masculine, as in the case of Chris Moriarty’s Spin trilogy and Kameron Hurley’s The Bel Dame … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 96 – Female Masculinity in SF with Anna Bark Persson →

  • Sweconpoddar 95 – Game of Thrones – Westeros

    08/02/2021 Duración: 46min

    The panel discusses Game of Thrones in many inspired aspects that could include: the TV-series vs the books. the Game of Thrones popularity and phenomenon, what has been the most interesting, most genius, and most disappointing moments in experiencing the Game of Thrones? What are the expections on how the relation to GoT will evolve … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 95 – Game of Thrones – Westeros →

  • Sweconpoddar 94 – Guest of honor interview with Annalee Newitz at Swecon 2019

    01/02/2021 Duración: 46min

    Guest of honor interview with Annalee Newitz at Swecon 2019 – Replicon in Västerås Sweden The interviewer is Kisu Leikomaa The music is from Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 3.0

  • Sweconpoddar 93 – Stories based on a classic story

    30/05/2019 Duración: 45min

    Why is it popular to write adaptations of a classic? Why and how do you choose a story to adapt? Participants: Kij Johnson, Ian Watson, Mike Carey, Rhuddem Gwelin, Sari Polvinen (moderator) The music is from Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 3.0

  • Sweconpoddar 92 – Boktips – svensk fantastik

    23/05/2019 Duración: 46min

    ”Det sjuder i Fantastiksverige” utbrister Anna Jakobsson Lund och Eva Holmquist i inledningen till antologin Bortom portalen 2 som kom ut tidigare i år. Böcker inom fantastikområdet av svenska författare publiceras i snabb takt och med stor bredd, och många små och stora förlag är aktiva. Hur ska läsare kunna välja? Vilka böcker kan rekommenderas till … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 92 – Boktips – svensk fantastik →

  • Sweconpoddar 91 – Ve och fasa – svensk skräck idag

    16/05/2019 Duración: 46min

    Det händer mycket inom svensk skräck idag. Det publiceras böcker, produceras film och tv-serier. Varför är skräck populärt  just nu och vad kännetecknar svensk skräck? Medverkande: Markus Sköld, Michael Petersen, Gunilla Jonsson, Kristina Suomela, Erik Odeldahl (moderator) Musiken är från Sands Of Time (Psychadelik Pedestrian) / CC BY-NC 31

  • Sweconpoddar 90 – När vetenskap blir skräck

    09/05/2019 Duración: 33min

    Det finns en speciell grupp av skräckentusiaster som älskar att se mörkt på framtiden. När andra ser artificiell intelligens som fantastiska framsteg ser vi istället Terminator. När permafrosten är på väg att smälta oroar vi oss så klart för den globala uppvärmningen men tänker ändå mest på vad som kan finnas dolt i isen. Vi … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 90 – När vetenskap blir skräck →

  • Sweconpoddar 89 – I skräckens hbtq-skugga

    02/05/2019 Duración: 44min

    Varför är Terror på Elm Street 2 den bögigaste film som någonsin gjorts? Vad kan Flugan berätta om en transpersons upplevelser? Vad är egentligen grejen med lesbiska vampyrer? Och varför har några av filmhistoriens mest ikoniska monster skapats av hbtq-personer? Detta och mycket mer pratar Bitte Andersson, Gabrielle De Bourg och Mats Strandberg om i … Fortsätt läsa Sweconpoddar 89 – I skräckens hbtq-skugga →

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