Omni October 1989

 

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS FOR THE
YEAR 2000 AND BEYOND

 
OMNI1989OctLG

Vol.12 No. 1

Cover Art: Entitled LDV in tribute to Leonardo da Vinci, the ink cover illustration melds man and math, explains painter Stanislaw Fernandes. "I like playing with geometry," he says. "It says our face and body are one in harmony with the universe."


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

Omnibus (pg 12)
Captain's Log

Communications (pg 16)
Correspondence

Space (pg 20)
Japan's Space Camps
by John Vacca

Mind (pg 24)
Intelligent Cells
by Linda Marsa

Arts (pg 26)
A Close Encounter with Vampirologist Anne Rice
by David Perry

Artificial Intelligence (pg 30)
NASA's Smart Computers
by Robert Fleming

Explorations (pg 32)
The Adventures of a Teenage Indiana Jones
by M.J. Wilcove

Body (pg 34)
Bone Marrow Transplants
by Jeff Goldberg

Books (pg 38)
Science Fiction in Toronto
by Robert Brody

Continuum (pg 41)
IV Drug Users and AIDs, etc.

2040: A TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY ODYSSEY

First Word (pg 8)
Controlling Our Destiny
by Arthur C. Clarke

Forum (pg 18)
The End-of-the-Century Effect
by Marvin Cetron and Owen Davies

City Scripts (pg 50)
Tales from the Urban Centers of Tomorrow,
According to Harrison Sailsbury, Edmund White,
Octavio Paz, Anthony Burgess, Paul Theroux,
Studs Terkel, Manuel Puig, Chinua, Achebe,
and 12 Others.
by Marion Long

Brainstorms (pg 66)
The World's Top Think Tanks Predict the Future
by Douglas Starr

The Shaping of Things to Come (pg 86)
Pictorial: The Visionary Design of Norman Bel Geddes
by Lawrence W. Speck

Future Trends (pg 112)
Necessary Information for Life in the Next Century
by Marvin Cetron and Owen Davies



At the Rialto (pg 78)
Fiction: Physics and Romance in Hollywood
by Connie Willis

Interview (pg 98)
Nobel Laureate Physicist Leon Lederman
by Dick Teresi

Antimatter (pg 121)
UFO Sighting Patterns, etc.

Star Tech (pg 162)
Spy Tools for the Year 2000
by Judy Feldman

Games (pg 164)
The Number 11, plus Video Neuromancer
by Scot Morris and Bob Lindstrom

Last Word (pg 168)
Humor: Energy Alternatives
by Sean Kennedy