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Talks – The Summaries [Conviction (Syncon 88) Con book]

transcribed by Anna Hepworth Things to see and do in the dark A popular talk by David Malin of the Anglo-Australian Observatory Before the glow of the electric light and the airborne pollution of the 20th century conspired to hide … Continue reading

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SynCon 88 – Conviction – Program book: Jeanne Robinson

transcription by Anna Hepworth and Elaine Walker. Mix of American and Australian spellings as per original text. Jeanne Robinson In the panegyric which you have just read (did you know that if you sprinkle panegyric on cigarettes and smoke them, … Continue reading

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SynCon ’88 (Conviction), Non Progress Report 2 – “Programming at Night”

pages 5 & 6 of the SynCon ’88 “Non-Progress Report 2”. Page 5 has the night programming details, and the summary of the program, page 6 contains the program itself. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth. As ever, typos and peculiar turns … Continue reading

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Conviction – Syncon 88 – Convention Book – advertisement, page 40

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge, who is restraining the urge to comment further. THE Swancon for 9 4 (at right a picture of a black swan’s head signed Grant 88) Get a head start. Join the bid for Perth in ’94 … Continue reading

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Conviction – Syncon 88 – Convention Book – The Guests of Honour – Spider Robinson

Transcribed by Elaine Walker, all typos faithfully reproduced. Conviction, aka Syncon 88 was in Sydney in 1988 and was the 27th Australian NatCon. This is a small excerpt from the Con Book, as a ‘biography’ of one of the GoHs, … Continue reading

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