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5739. Fringe Science, Pseudoscience, and Junk Science
Not all ideas are created equal. Discover the dangers of not citing your sources. Moderated by Varoujan Gorjian PhD.
Ashish Mahabal, Daryl George Frazetti, J. L. Doty, Varoujan Gorjian_PhD, Gregory Benford
FRI 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, Pacific Coast 3

5752. Orbital Mechanics of Our Solar System
Or, why don't all the planets crash into each other. Our planets, their moons and the Sun survive in a complex dance that's taken 4 Billion years to orchestrate. We're going to look at some computer simulations, with data taken from NASA's Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility. We'll start with a brief introduction of basic Orbital Mechanics, then get into the fun stuff. This presentation will include active computer simulations of orbital interactions of our planets. No equations needed. Solo Presentation by J.L. Doty.
J. L. Doty
FRI 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm, Pacific Coast 2

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5798. Science Fiction and How it Relates to the World Today
The inevitable march of time: how science fiction sometimes becomes science fact and sometimes misses the mark. Moderated by Glen W. Olson.
Bradford Lyau, Glen W. Olson, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, J. L. Doty
SAT 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, Pacific Coast 2

5814. Autograph Session 5
J. L. Doty, Joelle Sellner, Barbara Hambly
SAT 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm, Imperial A-B

5822. Villains: How to Write Immoral Characters
How do you write a truly evil character? Find out in this panel! Moderated by Victor Frost.
Barbara Hambly, J. L. Doty, John DeChancie, Victor Frost
SAT 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, California 1

5839. When is Hard Sci-Fi too Hard?
When does the science get in the way of the story? Find out in this panel! Moderated by James C. Glass.
Daryl George Frazetti, J. L. Doty, James C. Glass, Timothy G. Cassidy-Curtis
SAT 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm, Pacific Coast 2

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5854. The Three Flaws of Robotics: Artificial vs. Organic Intelligence
A look at the rise of specific and general AIs and the ethical implications. Moderated by J. L. Doty.
David Brin, Larry Niven, Ashish Mahabal, J. L. Doty, Gregory Benford
SUN 11:30 am - 12:45 pm, Pacific Coast 5

5871. What the Publishing Landscape Looks like Today
Get the answers to all your questions on the publishing market. Moderated by Robert Mitchell Evans.
J. L. Doty, Matt Conant, Robert Mitchell Evans, Mike Robinson
SUN 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, California 1

5879. I Wrote the Book, Now What?
You wrote the book, now begins the hard part. Find out all about publishing, marketing and more. Moderated by J. L. Doty.
Brian Fitzpatrick, J. L. Doty, Matt Conant, Todd J. McCaffrey, Mike Robinson
SUN 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, California 1