Neal Stephenson Interview Podcast on Slate

May 2, 2013 in Hieroglyph

“We’ve seen obvious lapses in the ability of our technologies to give us things that we want.” – Neal Stephenson

Our colleagues at Future Tense have launched a new podcast series on science fiction and their first guest is Neal Stephenson. Check out the interview to hear Tim Wu ask Neal about getting big stuff done, the abiding lure of platonism and the confirmation bias of science fiction predictions.

Listen to the conversation between Tim Wu and Neal Stephenson:

Ed Finn is the founding director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University, where he is an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the School of Arts, Media, and Engineering and the Department of English. He has worked as a journalist at Time, Slate, and Popular Science. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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