AISFP 212 – DemiCon 24 Panel “Money Systems in Science Fiction”

In our first panel from DemiCon 24, Jupiter Garden Press founder, Mary Wilson leads a discussion on many interesting facets of creating a solid currency system in your story world, namely within science fiction.

What types of currency is valuable in space? What have our favorite science fiction books and T.V. series used for their currency. Cory Doctorow’s Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom uses a “woofy,” which is similar to a Facebook “like,” as wealth created by being socially liked by other people. Should you, like David Weber, write your tech-Bible before writing word one of your series? Bitcoin? Ripple Technology? Have you read a book that used counterfeit credits in space? I’m dying to know how that would work, seriously.
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