The term “metaverse” was first coined in Neal Stephenson’s 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash. He used it to refer to an immersive, virtual reality world in which people are embodied as their avatars.Read More →

Sci-fi and fantasy author Julie Czerneda moderated a panel today at BOSKONE 59, the annual conference organized by the New England Science Fiction Association. She and her guests discussed how they created the maps they have in their books, the value of including maps, and their favorite maps.Read More →