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Fractopia

9 EpisodesProduced by Tod FoleyWebsite

Exploring the facts of tomorrow in the fiction of today.

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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.

MUSIC
"Canal Street Blues" - King Oliver w Louis Armstrong
"Mister Really Loves You" - Captive Portal
https://captiveportalmusic.com/

SOURCES AND LINKS
Yuval Harari
https://www.wired.com/2018/09/geeks-guide-yuval-noah-harari/

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

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.html

Berit Anderson
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/science-fiction-can-predict-future-help-tech-innovators-make-better-decisions/

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

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