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APEX Wins the Philip K. Dick Award!

Tonight, in Seattle, I was in the crowd when my novel Apex won the Philip. K Dick Award.   .@Ramez Naam reading from Apex at the Philip K. Dick Awards ceremony. pic.twitter.com/eY6ilrDsMl — CC Finlay (@ccfinlay) March 26, 2016 Apex is the … Continue reading

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Win Copies of All Six Philip K. Dick Award Finalists

I’m up for the Philip K. Dick Award, which pleases me to no end, since Dick wrote some excellent, mind-bending, ground-breaking sci-fi about the nature of memory, identity, and much else. It also pleases me to no end that, on most … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Interface: Your Brain

A shorter version of this article first appeared at TechCrunch. The final frontier of digital technology is integrating into your own brain. DARPA wants to go there. Scientists want to go there. Entrepreneurs want to go there. And increasingly, it looks like … Continue reading

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The Singularity is Further Than it Appears

This is an updated cross-post of a post I originally made at Charlie Stross’s blog. Are we headed for a Singularity? Is AI a Threat? tl;dr: Not anytime soon. Lack of incentives means very little strong AI work is happening. … Continue reading

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Video: Brain Implants to Link and Augment Human Minds (The Science of Nexus)

Here’s video of my Le Web Paris talk, on Linking Human Minds. This is all about the current science of sending sights, sounds, and sensations in and out of human brains, and the frontiers of augmenting and transferring memory and … Continue reading

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Nexus and Cory Doctorow’s Homeland Tie for the Prometheus Award

My novel Nexus and Cory Doctorow’s novel Homeland have tied for the Prometheus Award! The award is given to the best pro-freedom science fiction novel of the year. I love the Prometheus Award because it’s focused on a particular criteria: Science … Continue reading

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Nominated for the Campbell, Clarke, Prometheus, and Kitschie!

I’m up for some awards, and on those lists with some fantastic people. 1) The Campbell Award On Saturday the finalists for the Hugo Awards and Campbell Award for 2014 were announced. So now I can reveal that I’m a … Continue reading

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TEDx Talk: Linking Human Minds

Video of my TEDxRainier talk, on Linking Human Brains, is now up. This is all about the current science of sending sights, sounds, and sensations in and out of human brains, and the frontiers of augmenting and transferring memory and … Continue reading

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Nexus: One of NPR’s Best Books of 2013!

I'm delighted to find that NPR has named Nexus as one of their Best Books of 2013.   It's on both the Science Fiction / Fantasy list and the Mystery / Thriller list.  On the SFF list it's up there with books … Continue reading

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Video: Wiring the Brain: The Real Science of Nexus

I spoke last night at University Book Store on the science of sending sight, sound, and more in and out of the human brain – the real life science behind my novels Nexus and Crux. For those who couldn't make … Continue reading

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