The best interview with Neal Stephenson you've ever heard

Over on Slate's Future Tense, the brilliant internet law professor Tim Wu has just launched a series of interviews with science fiction writers — and he starts with Neal Stephenson. They talk about everything from Stephenson's hope for the future to Plato's Republic. It's heady, awesome stuff. » 4/29/13 12:10pm 4/29/13 12:10pm

This 5-minute film was made in 48 hours, and tells a better story than…

Every year the Sci-Fi London Film Festival issues a challenge to filmmakers. They hand out bags full of props, a movie title, and theme prompts to filmmakers, and then give them 48 hours to produce a 5-minute film. A group of judges choose the winner, who will get backing to make a feature film. This year, they got… » 5/22/12 12:49pm 5/22/12 12:49pm