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Schmidt, Stanley

Overview
Works: 90 works in 295 publications in 1 language and 4,868 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Forecasts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS648.S3, 813.087608
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Stanley Schmidt
 
Most widely held works by Stanley Schmidt
The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imagine direct communication links between the human brain and machines, or tailored materials capable of adapting by themselves to changing environmental conditions, or computer chips and environmental sensors embedded into everyday clothing, or medical technologies that eliminate currently untreatable conditions such as blindness and paralysis. Now imagine all of these developments occurring at the same time. Far-fetched?" "Author Stanley Schmidt explores these and many more amazing yet probable scenarios in this fascinating guide to the near future. He shows how past convergences have led to today's world, then considers tomorrow's main currents in biotechnology, cognitive science, information technology, and nanotechnology."--Jacket
Analog's Golden anniversary anthology( Book )

in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analog's Children of the future( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens from Analog( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analog's lighter side( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argonaut by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stung by a flying insect whose bite unleashes a strange flood of memories, Lester Ordway joins forces with the medical techologist Pilar Ramirez, and entomologist Maybelle Terwilliger to investigate the strange swarm
Aliens and alien societies by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy."--Hamlet, William Shakespeare Stanley Schmidt guides you toward a better understanding of our universe to create beings who will live in your science fiction. Aliens and Alien Societies explains science to help you make your fiction plausible. You'll avoid bringing characters from solar systems unlikely to support life. Discover the galaxy's vastness and imagine the technology needed to cross it. Put biochemistry on your side to put viable creatures on your pages. Learn how engineering shapes life and why this suggests that intelligent inhabitants of other planets might have similarities to humans. Develop well-founded cultures and logical languages. Introduce aliens to people or other aliens. Portray them as individuals, true to their species. In this book, possibilities abound and lines between knowledge and conjecture blur enthrallingly. Aliens and Alien Societies is thoughtful, clear and utterly fascinating. It is filled with facts to help you write believable fictions about the things in heaven and earth
Analog : readers' choice : volume 2( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton and the quasi-apple by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War and peace : possible futures from Analog( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islands in the sky : bold new ideas for colonizing space by Robert Zubrin( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tweedlioop by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From mind to mind : tales of communication from Analog( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unknown worlds : tales from beyond( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analog essays on science( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analog : writers' choice( Book )

in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Which way to the future? : selected essays from Analog by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analog : writers' choice : volume 5( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roads not taken : tales of alternate history( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Generation gap and other stories by Stanley Schmidt( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future
Alternative Names
Schmidt, Stanley.

Schmidt, Stanley 1944-

Stanley Schmidt Amerikaans natuurkundige

Stanley Schmidt amerikansk fysikar

Stanley Schmidt amerikansk fysiker

Stanley Schmidt auteur americain de science fiction

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Languages
English (75)

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ArgonautAliens and alien societiesIslands in the sky : bold new ideas for colonizing spaceUnknown worlds : tales from beyondWhich way to the future? : selected essays from AnalogRoads not taken : tales of alternate historyGeneration gap and other stories