A Conversation for Science Fiction - Some Hard, Some Soft

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I read this today... hard sf is the real ale of the science fictin genre: an acquired taste, doesn't keep well, and when it's bad, it's dreadful.

It failed to mention whether or not hard sf is generally the preserve of overweight men with beards.

I also read this, in the same mag: accepted definition of hard sf: "real science and a scrupulous avoidance of technobollocks".

I think I'd quite like a pair of technobollocks. When Sony bring them out, I'll be down to Dixons like a shot!


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