Karl Schroeder





Karl Schroeder

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in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
September 04, 1962

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Karl Schroeder is an award-winning Canadian science fiction author. His novels present far-future speculations on topics such as nanotechnology, terraforming, augmented reality and interstellar travel, and have a deeply philosophical streak. One of his concepts, known as thalience, has gained some currency in the artificial intelligence and computer networking communities.


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I'll be attending Boskone 52 February 13-15, 2015, and will be on the program. (In particular, I'll be autographing Sunday morning and holding a Kaffeeklatsch that afternoon if you want to drop by and chat.) Here's my schedule:


The Cutting Edge

Friday 14:00 - 14:50, Harbor II (Westin)


Panelists discuss scientific and engineering developments that are new or
emerging, and then venture into the realm...

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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,713 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Queen of Candesce (Virga, #2)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 735 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Ventus
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 658 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Pirate Sun (Virga, #3)
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 594 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Lockstep
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Lady of Mazes
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 489 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Permanence
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 382 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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“An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye.”
Karl Schroeder

“I know that traditionally, monsters hang around empty places for no apparent reason—and”
Karl Schroeder, Ashes of Candesce: Book Five of Virga

“You must listen!” the tiny monster squeaked. She grabbed it as it made to climb onto the dashboard, and then she shook it fiercely. “No!” she bellowed. “You must listen!”
Karl Schroeder, The Sunless Countries

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