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5 Sci-Fi Books Biotech Geeks Should Read Right Now

5 Sci-Fi Books Biotech Geeks Should Read Right Now From space colonization to resurrection of dinosaurs to machine intelligence, the most awe-inspiring visions of humanity’s future are typically born from science fiction. But among an abundance of time travel, superheroes, space adventures, and so forth, biotech remains underrepresented in the genre. This selection highlights some…
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How to Leverage the Power of Science Fiction for Exponential Innovation

How to Leverage the Power of Science Fiction for Exponential Innovation “The only constant is change, and the rate of change is increasing.” –Peter Diamandis Many of today’s biggest companies will no longer exist in 10 years. Why? Because rapidly emerging new technologies will make the problems they’ve spent their history solving obsolete. Too often…
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How Big Is the Gap Between ‘Ready Player One’ and Current VR Tech?

How Big Is the Gap Between ‘Ready Player One’ and Current VR Tech? Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Ready Player One depicts a future where VR technology can transport people into a completely realistic alternate universe. But how close is real-life tech to that vision? Much of the coverage of the movie has delved into the potential…
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Darker Still: Black Mirror’s New Season Envisions Neurotech Gone Wrong

Darker Still: Black Mirror’s New Season Envisions Neurotech Gone Wrong The key difference between science fiction and fantasy is that science fiction is entirely possible because of its grounding in scientific facts, while fantasy is not. This is where Black Mirror is both an entertaining and terrifying work of science fiction. Created by Charlie Brooker,…
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