This might be the coolest home lab you've ever seen

This is the lab of legendary analog circuit designer Barrie Gilbert, a fellow with Analog Devices who tinkers with circuits in Beaverton, Oregon. To say "tinkers" is an understatement. Gilbert revolutionized many aspects of the technology required to record, broadcast, and manipulate signals. » 11/23/11 4:51pm 11/23/11 4:51pm

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Analog Magazine goes over to electronic submissions

Great news! Analog is joining the vast majority of science fiction magazines, and starting to look at electronic fiction submissions. According to the announcement over at SFScope: » 2/18/11 1:38pm 2/18/11 1:38pm

A single murder suspect with three bodies

We've been having withdrawal symptoms from Adam-Troy Castro's addictive Andrea Cort novels, so we're thrilled to discover there's a new Andrea Cort story in the April issue of Analog. This time, Andrea faces a murder suspect who has three bodies. » 1/25/11 7:16pm 1/25/11 7:16pm

The key to presenting religion in science fiction

People who are interested in seeing science fiction handle religion in a non-kludgey way should check out B.J. Keeton's essay on the subject. Inspired by Eric James Stone's "alien Mormons" story in the September Analog, Keeton derives some no-nonsense rules. » 8/03/10 6:20am 8/03/10 6:20am

Asimov's Science Fiction Now Accepting Electronic Submissions

For years, the fact that the "big three" science fiction magazines don't accept electronic fiction submissions has been a source of bafflement among SF writers. But Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine editor Sheila Williams announced she'll be taking e-subs starting today. » 4/30/10 3:00pm 4/30/10 3:00pm

The Brazilian SciFi Short "Analog" Is Minimalist Cyberweirdness

This creepy-cool trailer for EBBËTO's 25-minute-long film Analog is an agoraphobe's worst nightmare -a machine keeps a man alive during a deep space journey. Unfortunately, the machine begins to reassess its programming, and a lot of symbolic oddness precipitates. » 3/21/10 4:00pm 3/21/10 4:00pm

The Crazy Science-Fictional Future Is Coming Sooner Than You Think,…

Stanley Schmidt, longtime editor of Analog Science Fiction And Fact, just published a new futurist work, predicting huge technological shifts "not in some hazy future... but tomorrow, next year, and the rest of our lives." » 5/13/09 11:04am 5/13/09 11:04am

Short Fiction: Doomed Or Just Dying?

Now that Warren Ellis has reopened » 8/13/08 1:40pm 8/13/08 1:40pm the perennial debate over the fate of print science fiction magazines, the discussion has mutated a bit. Some observers say it's not just print magazines, but short fiction in general, that's doomed. Eoghann Irving over at Solar Flare his readers are suggesting the real problem is…

Does The Internet Mean The Death Of Print, Again?

Is the future of science fiction writing totally dependent on the internet? After looking at the (falling) sales figures for magazines like Analog » 8/06/08 9:00am 8/06/08 9:00am and , comic book writer and novelist Warren Ellis argues that it's time for people to realize SF magazines are dead — except online.After summarizing what he perceives as…

Apocalyptic Weather Hits LA, Movie Producers Take Credit

The producers of The Mist claimed credit for a "dense foggy mist" that swamped Los Angeles on Monday evening. The fog shut down one of two arrival runways at LAX, forcing the cancellation of a dozen flights. Police blamed one traffic fatality on the freak weather. So it may not have been the best plan for the… » 11/21/07 5:30am 11/21/07 5:30am