Technology Review

  • Twelve Tomorrows 2016

    Twelve Tomorrows 2016

    Technology Review

    A diverse collection of science fiction authors, characters, and stories, featuring contributions by Nick Harkaway, Charles Stross, Jo Walton, and Paula Antonelli.

    Originally launched in 2011 by MIT Technology Review, the Twelve Tomorrows series explores the future implications of emerging technologies through the lens of fiction. Featuring a diverse collection of authors, characters, and stories rooted  in contemporary real-world science, each volume in the series offers conceivable and inclusive stories of the future, celebrating and continuing the genre of “hard” science fiction pioneered by authors such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, and Robert Heinlein.

    This volume of Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Bruce Sterling (as was the 2014 volume), includes stories by Nick Harkaway, Charles Stross, and Jo Walton, as well as an extraordinary vision of design by Paula Antonelli, a curator of art and design attThe Museum of Modern Art.

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  • Twelve Tomorrows 2014

    Twelve Tomorrows 2014

    Technology Review and Bruce Sterling

    A diverse collection of science fiction authors, characters, and stories, featuring contributions by Pat Cadigan, Cory Doctorow, Warren Ellis, and Gene Wolfe.

    Originally launched in 2011 by MIT Technology Review, the Twelve Tomorrows series explores the future implications of emerging technologies through the lens of fiction. Featuring a diverse collection of authors, characters, and stories rooted  in contemporary real-world science, each volume in the series offers conceivable and inclusive stories of the future, celebrating and continuing the genre of “hard” science fiction pioneered by authors such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, and Robert Heinlein.

    The stories chosen by Bruce Sterling for this edition of Twelve Tomorrows includes Pat Cadigan on interface design and refrigerator neuroses; Cory Doctorow on networks, power, and rot-fungus; Warren Ellis on spy tradecraft in a hyper-connected world; and a Q&A with science fiction legend Gene Wolfe.

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  • Twelve Tomorrows 2013

    Twelve Tomorrows 2013

    Technology Review

    A diverse collection of science fiction authors, characters, and stories, featuring contributions by Neal Stephenson, Paul McAuley, Peter Wat, Brian Aldiss, Nancy Fulda, and Greg Eaton.

    Originally launched in 2011 by MIT Technology Review, the Twelve Tomorrows series explores the future implications of emerging technologies through the lens of fiction. Featuring a diverse collection of authors, characters, and stories rooted in contemporary real-world science, each volume in the series offers conceivable and inclusive stories of the future, celebrating and continuing the genre of “hard” science fiction pioneered by authors such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, and Robert Heinlein.

    The 2013 edition of Twelve Tomorrows begins with an interview with Neal Stephenson, which is followed by Paul McAuley's charming Western set among mutating a-life organisms and a story by Peter Wat about editorial cover-ups for escaped biofuel microbes that cause spontaneous human combustion. Other contributors include Brian Aldiss, Nancy Fulda, and Greg Egan. Color illustrations by Richard Powers accompany the texts.

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  • TRSF 2011

    Technology Review

    A diverse collection of science fiction authors, characters, and stories, featuring contributions by at Cadigan, Elizabeth Bear, Joe Haldeman, Ken Liu, Tobias Buckell and others, as well as color illustrations by Chris Foss.

    TRSF is the first iteration of the Twelve Tomorrows series. Published by MIT Technology Review, this volume brings together original stories by leading science fiction authors inspired by today's emerging technologies. Featuring a diverse collection of authors, characters, and stories rooted  in contemporary real-world science, each volume in the series offers conceivable and inclusive stories of the future, celebrating and continuing the genre of “hard” science fiction pioneered by authors such as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, and Robert Heinlein.

    Pat Cadigan, Elizabeth Bear, Joe Haldeman, Ken Liu, Tobias Buckell and others offer stories about space flight, biocomputing, virtual reality, and filmmaking. Ranging from sad to hilarious, but always thought-provoking, the stories are interspersed with beautiful full-page color illustrations from the work of SF illustrator Chris Foss.

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