What Future: The Year's Best Ideas to Reclaim, Reanimate & Reinvent Our Future

What Future: The Year's Best Ideas to Reclaim, Reanimate & Reinvent Our Future

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944700454
Publisher: The Unnamed Press
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Sales rank: 1,204,250
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Torie Bosch is the editor of Future Tense, a project of Slate, New America, and Arizona State that looks at the implications of new technologies.

Roy Scranton is the author of the novel War Porn (Soho Press, 2016) and the philosophical essay Learning to Die in the Anthropocene (City Lights, 2015). He is also one of the editors of Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (Da Capo, 2013).

Table of Contents

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What a Science Fiction Writer Knows about Predicting the Future (Kim Stanley Robinson -Scientific American)
The Great A.I. Awakening (Gideon Lewis-Kraus - New York Times Magazine)
The Disturbing Science Behind Subconscious Gender Bias (Shoshana Kordova - The Establishment)
Hauntings in the Anthropocene (Jeff VanderMeer - Environmental Critique)
The Fight for Non-Human Rights (George Johnson - Pacific Standard)
Virtual Reality Reminds Users What It's Like to Be Themselves (Michael Clune – Atlantic)
Preventing Tomorrow's Climate Wars (Andrew Holland — Scientific American)
Africa & Energy (Erica Gies — Nature)
Our Automated Future (Elizabeth Kolbert - New Yorker)
The End of Code (Jason Tanz – Wired)

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