Which Way to the Future?

Which Way to the Future?

by Stanley Schmidt
     
 

Physicist, novelist and editor of Analog Magazines for over three decades, Stanley Schmidt has been stirring up debate through his lively editorials---challenging readers to rethink positions on such subjects as art, artificial intelligence, what makes us human, future changes, education, the environment and extraterrestrial life. A collection of some of these…  See more details below

Overview

Physicist, novelist and editor of Analog Magazines for over three decades, Stanley Schmidt has been stirring up debate through his lively editorials---challenging readers to rethink positions on such subjects as art, artificial intelligence, what makes us human, future changes, education, the environment and extraterrestrial life. A collection of some of these delightful articles, WHICH WAY TO THE FUTURE? presents ideas and opinions that have made Analog, as the author states proudly, "an argumentative magazine."

Editorial Reviews

Robert J. Sawyer
"Stan Schmidt's Analog editorials enlighten, enrage, entertain and educate."
- Robert J. Sawyer, bestselling sf author of THE TERMINAL EXPERIMENT
Ben Bova
"No one can show the opportunities and dangers of the future better than Stanley Schmidt."
- Ben Bova
Michael F. Flynn
"His editorials have been intriguing and often deliberately provocative..."
- Michael F. Flynn, author of EIFELHEIM

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013978386
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
465 KB

Meet the Author

Stanley Schmidt is a physicist (Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University), musician, photographer, traveler, naturalist, outdoorsman, pilot, and linguist who writes both fiction and nonfiction at both long and short lengths. He has contributed numerous stories and articles to original anthologies and magazines and has edited about a dozen anthologies. As editor of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, he has been nominated 32 times for the Hugo award for Best Professional Editor. He has been a board member for the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Museum, and an invited speaker for numerous organizations including museums and universities. He was Guest of Honor at the 1998 World Science Fiction Convention in Baltimore, and has been a Nebula and Hugo award nominee for his fiction.

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