Friday, May 10, 2013

Can Science Fiction Writers Inspire the World to Save Itself? - Ariel Schwartz

"If science fiction inspires scientists and engineers to create new things--Stephenson believes it can--then more visionary, realistic sci-fi stories can help create a better future. Hence the Hieroglyph experiment, launched this month as a collaborative website for researchers and writers. Many of the stories created on the platform will go into a HarperCollins anthology of fiction and non-fiction, set to be published in 2014." 3 out of 5 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=can-science-fiction-writers-inspire-2013-05

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