The Stack Overflow podcast is back! Listen to an interview with our new CEO.

New answers tagged


Choose the level of description you give to the readers. From Space Odyssey to today, readers have certainly gain a knowledge level about "how things are" in space, in average. Choose your level - the average today reader; Somewhat lower? Somewhat higher? Choose what you describe with a set of rules. Is that the events protagonists/actor experience? Some ...


--How can the author maintain a pretense of "scientific plausibility" Plausability, greek word αληθοφάνεια composed from the words truth and looks. So we want out tech to look real. As long the tech is placed and exists in a sci-fi world IS real for this world without need to describe how it works. The tech starts looking unreal when violates certain rules ...

Top 50 recent answers are included