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October 12, 2011

Internet Visionary

Screen%20Shot%202011-10-12%20at%2012.23.42%20PM.pngAs the new director of the Media Lab at MIT, Joichi Ito brings his knowledge of Internet start-ups — including Flickr, Twitter and Creative Commons — to the lab that developed the ideas behind the game Guitar Hero and Amazon Kindle's E-Ink technology. Ito talks about the value of playfulness and freedom in scientific discovery... [pdf]

October 14, 2011

Postcards from Dystopia

Novelist Margaret Atwood’s essay collection In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination is a companion piece to her dystopian fictional world of global warming and engineered plagues. The Canadian author discusses where she gets her science, and her concerns for the future. [pdf] [link]

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