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Peter Thiel Is Wrong About the Future

October 8, 2014 in Press

Bloomberg View

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Joey Eschrich is the editor and program manager at the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies in 2008 and his master's degree in Gender Studies in 2011, both from ASU.

Enough With Dystopias: It’s Time For Sci-Fi Writers To Start Imagining Better Futures

October 2, 2014 in Press

The Huffington Post

Author
Kathryn Cramer is a writer, critic, and anthologist, and coeditor of the Year’s Best Fantasy and Year’s Best Science Fiction series with David G. Hartwell. She is a winner of the World Fantasy Award and has received numerous nominations and awards for her work as editor. Her fiction has been published by Tor.com, Asimov’s, and Nature. She lives in Westport, New York.

Book Review: ‘Hieroglyph’ edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer

September 26, 2014 in Press

The Wall Street Journal

Author
Joey Eschrich is the editor and program manager at the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies in 2008 and his master's degree in Gender Studies in 2011, both from ASU.

Stories to Make You Think Big

September 26, 2014 in Press

Science Friday

Author
Nina Miller has been a designer at Arizona State University since 2005. Nina has taught foundation level courses in the ASU Visual Communications program and she has been an actor and performer in Phoenix since 1995. Her research in Interaction Design focuses on theatrical improvisation and how it might inspire the collaborative design process. Nina is a board member, instructor and improvisor at The Torch Theatre, a non-profit improv collective in central Phoenix.

The Dystopian City and Urban Policy

September 24, 2014 in Links

In an article for Slate magazine’s Future Tense channel, Annalee Newitz argues that urban planners should read more science fiction.

Author
Annalee Newitz writes about science, pop culture, and the future. She is the editor in chief of io9, a publication that covers science and science fiction. She is the author of the books Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction (2013) and Pretend We’re Dead: Capitalist Monsters in American Pop Culture (2006) and the coeditor of She’s Such a Geek (2006). Formerly, she was a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, where she received a Ph.D. in English and American Studies.

Only Science Fiction Can Save Us!

September 17, 2014 in Press

Slate

Author
Lee Konstantinou is a novelist and scholar of post–World War II U.S. fiction. He serves as associate editor for fiction and criticism at the Los Angeles Review of Books and is an assistant professor in the department of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. Lee is the author of the novel Pop Apocalypse (2009) and coeditor of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace (2012).

Project Hieroglyph: Science fiction for better futures

September 16, 2014 in Press

Robohub

Author
Nina Miller has been a designer at Arizona State University since 2005. Nina has taught foundation level courses in the ASU Visual Communications program and she has been an actor and performer in Phoenix since 1995. Her research in Interaction Design focuses on theatrical improvisation and how it might inspire the collaborative design process. Nina is a board member, instructor and improvisor at The Torch Theatre, a non-profit improv collective in central Phoenix.

The Inspiration Drought

September 16, 2014 in Press

Slate

Author
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.

Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future

September 15, 2014 in Press

Symmetry Magazine

Author
Nina Miller has been a designer at Arizona State University since 2005. Nina has taught foundation level courses in the ASU Visual Communications program and she has been an actor and performer in Phoenix since 1995. Her research in Interaction Design focuses on theatrical improvisation and how it might inspire the collaborative design process. Nina is a board member, instructor and improvisor at The Torch Theatre, a non-profit improv collective in central Phoenix.

Forget the Tricorder

September 12, 2014 in Hieroglyph, Press

Slate

Author
Joey Eschrich is the editor and program manager at the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in Film and Media Studies in 2008 and his master's degree in Gender Studies in 2011, both from ASU.