Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 23:39:46 +0100
From: Henri Kluytmans <>
Subject: Science-fiction / Techno-fiction...
Yvan Bozzonetti wrote :
>For me it will be techno-fiction when it will be as man on Mars:
>Not yet done, but each step to go here is defined. Money is then
>what is requested to make it technical reality.
Then I think we're using different definitions, because I don't
call "space travel to Mars" techno-fiction.
Because in this case the technology is not fictional, however
because there is no money to do it, I would call it : "financial-fiction"
Hmm Yvan, I'm curious :
You call it "techno-fiction" when the technology exists but
there is no finance.
You call it "science-fiction" when the science exists but
not the technology.
What do you call something when the science does not exist yet ???
For example : time-travel, faster-than-light travel, etc...
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