The protagonists of noir are antiheroes who straddle the line of morality and drum up tension against a gritty backdrop. Panelists will discuss the dark sci-fi themes of the films Blade Runner and Gattaca, and the books Neuromancer and Altered Carbon.
Artificial intelligence. Biotech hackers. Cybernetic organisms. Digital immortality. Exocortex systems. First contact. Galactic empires. Hive minds. Interstellar travel. Whew! There’s SO MUCH to talk about in science fiction, we can't fit it all into one weekend...but we’re going to try!