Tech Won't Save Us

Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get Science Fiction w/ Annalee Newitz

December 23, 2021 Paris Marx, Annalee Newitz Episode 95
Tech Won't Save Us
Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get Science Fiction w/ Annalee Newitz
Show Notes

Paris Marx is joined by Annalee Newitz to discuss what’s wrong with Silicon Valley’s understanding of science fiction, and how tech leaders use it to justify terrible futures.

Annalee Newitz is the author of Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age and The Future of Another Timeline. They are also the co-host of Our Opinions Are Correct and a writer for NYT Opinion and New Scientist. Follow Annalee on Twitter at @Annaleen.

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