A. E. van Vogt academia Agnieszka Hałas Alastair Reynolds Aldous Huxley Alfred Bester android Anthony Burgess Arkady Martine Arkady Strugatsky Arthur C. Clarke avatar Bef biology Blade Runner Boris Strugatsky Brian W. Aldiss Charles Stross chemistry Cheryl S. Ntumy China Miéville Clare Winger Harris communication Cordwainer Smith corporate crime culture cyber cyborg data David Moles Dilman Dila dimensional Douglas Adams Efe Tokunbo Elena Pavlova extrasensory fashion Frank Herbert Frederick Pohl garment Gene Wolfe genetics George Orwell government Greg Egan habitation Hannu Rajaniemi hologram Iain M. Banks Isaac Asimov J. G. Ballard Jack Vance James Blish James Tiptree Jr. Jane Rice Jeff Noon Jeff VanderMeer Jo Walton John Barnes John Brunner John Kessel Judith Merril JY Yang Karel Čapek Larry Niven Lavie Tidhar lingo logic M. John Harrison Marc Laidlaw media megastructure Michael Faber Mário Coelho nanotech Neal Stephenson Neil Gaiman neologism network Nino Cipri organisation Peter Watts Philip K. Dick physics politics Poul Anderson profession psychology qntm Red Dwarf Robert A. Heinlein Robert Reed Robert Sheckley Robert Silverberg robot Samuel R. Delany simulation skill slang slur software Stanislaw Lem Star Trek Star Wars synonym T. J. Bass temporal tool transport Ursula K. Le Guin Vandana Singh Vernor Vinge Walter Jon Williams weapon wetware William Gibson Wole Talabi work Yevgeny Zamyatin Yoon Ha Lee