science fiction

Links for time-traveling space explorers

Live from Norwescon I’m at Norwescon 42 this weekend, a fabulous gathering of sci-fi enthusiasts in Seattle. While this is our third Norwescon, it’s my first time as a panelist. This page rounds up resources I’ve mentioned on my panels so far, as...
Imagining innovation in the Google era

Imagining innovation in the Google era

Neal Stephenson has written an important essay, Innovation Starvation, which I discovered via Ron Burnett. In it he grapples with the decline in world-changing inventions, and focuses particularly on the potential role of science fiction as an inspiration for...