Last week Pooky Amsterdam gave a talk on the influence of science fiction on virtual worlds, including Second Life. Held in the Constellation sim, she talked about how virtual worlds were in a sense a classic sci-fi fan's dream come true, allowing the 'readers' to 'write' their own stories. Pooky also mentioned the story of one science fiction writer whom continued to indirectly speak with fans and make the news after his death.
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