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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Saturday, March 30 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
On Twitter, Everyone can hear you scream

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How do we handle communication in the age of the internet? Are our monkey brains unable to cope with the breadth of the conversation on Twitter? (Lord MacAlpine gave a lot of people a nasty shock recently.) Can we have privacy, and can we keep our online identities separate from our normal lives – or is that a troll’s charter? Do we all work for Facebook now? Including Daisee Chain, Adrian Faulkner and Farah Mendlesohn.

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Cory Doctorow

Writer, Boing Boing
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing (boingboing.net), and a contributor to many magazines, websites and newspapers. He is a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier... Read More →
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Adrian Faulkner

Adrian Faulkner has been writing stories since he was 7 and has never really stopped making things up. He spent a decade as a leading pop culture journalist and geek culture commentator before focusing on fiction. The Four Realms is his debut novel. Adrian lives in Berkshire, England... Read More →
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Liam Proven

Technical Writer, SUSE
Tall dark black-clad atheist skeptic biker SF fan; writes about computers for a living.

Saturday March 30, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court