Episode 5: Futurecasting through Science Fiction

A look at the uses of Science Fiction to predict and influence the future, featuring insights from Yuval Harari, Berit Anderson, Douglas Rushkoff, Pat Cadigan and Stephen Oram. Story excerpt from "The World Set Free" by H.G. Wells.

SOURCES & LINKS

Yuval Harari interviewed on Geeks Guide to the Galaxy
https://www.wired.com/2018/09/geeks-guide-yuval-noah-harari/

"21 Lessons for the 21st Century" by Yuval Harari
http://www.ynharari.com/book/21-lessons/

The Mundane Manifesto
https://sfgenics.wordpress.com/2013/07/04/geoff-ryman-et-al-the-mundane-...

"When It Changed: Science Into Fiction" ed. Geoff Ryman
https://www.amazon.com/When-Changed-Real-Science-Fiction/dp/1905583192

Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy (Dan Koboldt)
http://www.dankoboldt.com/science-in-scifi/

A History of Books that Predicted the Future
https://www.printerinks.com/a-history-of-books-that-forecast-the-future....

Berit Anderson interviewed on Geekwire
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/science-fiction-can-predict-future-help-te...

Scout
https://scout.ai/home

Team Human
https://teamhuman.fm/

Pat Cadigan interviewed by Douglas Rushkoff
http://www.rushkoff.com/team-human-live-in-london-part-1/

Virtual Futures
http://www.virtualfutures.co.uk

Future Fictions - Call for Submissions
http://www.virtualfutures.co.uk/discover/callforstories2019/

MUSIC:

"Canal Street Blues" by King Oliver with Louis Armstrong
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2QEBshAQ68

"Mister Really Loves You" by Captive Portal
https://captiveportalmusic.com/

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