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Sunday, March 13 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Social Media Is Science Fiction

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What do science fiction stories tell us about how social networking and user-generated content will evolve? How it will affect us as a civilization? Futurists and SF writers will explore real possibilities for the next fifty years of social media - and debunk bad futurism that predicts either total abundance or complete apocalypse.


Charlie Jane Anders

Managing Editor, io9Gawker Media
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Molly Crabapple

FounderDr Sketchy's Anti-Art SchoolI'm an artist, author and the founder of Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School, a global chain of alt. drawing salons.
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Maureen McHugh

WriterNo Mimes Media
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Annalee Newitz

Editor-In-Chiefio9.comAnnalee Newitz is the editor-in-chief of futurist magazine io9.com. She's contributed articles about culture and science to Wired, Popular Science, the Washington Post, and The Believer. Formerly she was a policy analyst at Electronic Frontier Foundation, and... Read More →
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Matt Thompson

Editorial Prod MgrNPRI coach NPR member stations on digital strategy. Board member for Center for Public Integrity. Adjunct faculty at Poynter Institute. Proud Buffy fan.

Sunday March 13, 2011 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Hyatt, TX Ballroom 1

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