The lack of technological progress in fantasy

What:
Panel
When:
Sunday Aug 18   11:00 AM to 11:50 AM (50 minutes)
Where:
CCD - ECOCEM Room [Capacity 100]
Tags:
ScienceFantasy
From the cotton gin to the printing press, technology doesn’t seem to advance in many fantasy worlds – despite hundreds of years of history in which an industrial revolution could happen. Why doesn’t it? Does magic replace the need for technology? What about the growth of magic-powered technology within a fantasy world? What does it take to get a little scientific progress?
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McGill University
Professor
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Author
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Author
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Freelance SF writer

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