Editor de Vries provides another story set outside the usual SF settings (ie space or the USA), for which he is to be applauded.
A twitter-format story, which can be read in either direction.
A light tone from Tidhar, as he looks at how Vanuatu transforms itself from an idyllic place with little technology, to a worldwide internet hub.
Top quality writing and podcasting.
A strong contribution from Powell and de Bodard.
Short piece site in francophile West Africa, where the woman have not reaped the benefits of technology, and the traditional roles for women remain in place.
Aa nice enough story, well written and capturing the languid nature of life and love in a sapping heat, but not SF, and barely speculative.
[June 17th 2010] Site down for a couple of days due to Web host issues!
works well in looking at the impacts on a psychological level of events that in SF are typically shown as part of a dramatic action story.
A bit of a deja vu feeling with the opening and closing stories, with two experienced writers re-treading footprints into the sfnal regolith, with the other stories being good without being great.
The descendents, many generations hence, of those from Earth II, struggle to understand the nature of their planet and how they got there.
A father seizes a sudden opportunity to reach for the stars with his son.
Beacuoup de humanite mais seulement un peut de fantastique.
An entertaining bit of invention that ends with a cliff hanger and the reader wanting more.
A student bemoans his grade.
Another piece of classy slightly skew-whiff gonzo world creation from Di Filippo.
Ponders the responsibility of the creator for deeds done by those created in his image.
A good story, one that begs for more detail and to be continued.