FenCon XV - September 21-23, 2018 |
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Prediction, Conjecture, or Just a Hunch? How Authors Predicted the Future.
Sunday, September 23, 2018  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Verne and Wells had both hits and misses of future events and devices in their stories. How have other authors done? Who has consistently done the best job of predicting the future, and can we ever really gauge whether something is a hit or not?
 



Panelists:
C. D. Andersson
L. Antonelli
L. Niven
T. Morgan *







2018-09-23 13:00:00 2018-09-23 14:00:00 America/Chicago Prediction, Conjecture, or Just a Hunch? How Authors Predicted the Future. Verne and Wells had both hits and misses of future events and devices in their stories. How have other authors done? Who has consistently done the best job of predicting the future, and can we ever really gauge whether something is a hit or not?
 
The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport 4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway · Irving, Texas, 75063 FenCon info@fencon.org
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