How do we get people thinking more creatively and optimistically about the future? Start with a story. The Center for Science and the Imagination’s Project Hieroglyph teams up science fiction authors with scientists and engineers to rekindle our grand technological ambitions through the power of storytelling. Join the Center for Science and the Imagination at Phoenix […]

Our global imagination about the future is dominated by gloomy dystopias and apocalyptic endgame scenarios. Can science fiction help us create visions of the future that are inspiring and optimistic, but still grounded in scientific, technological and social realities? Project Hieroglyph, inspired by Neal Stephenson and headquartered at Arizona State University’s Center for Science and […]

Presented by Zócalo Public Square and the Center for Science and the Imagination Moderated by Annalee Newitz, Editor-in-Chief, io9 Registration Required: Make a Reservation Today! Isaac Asimov’s robots. Robert Heinlein’s rocket ships. William Gibson’s cyberspace. Before they vacuumed our houses, put a man on the moon, and changed the way we access information, these inventions […]

Free event – registration required! Use the Eventbrite widget to the right or visit Eventbrite to register.  Our global imagination about the future is dominated by gloomy dystopias and apocalyptic endgame scenarios. Can science fiction help us create visions of the future that are inspiring and optimistic, but still grounded in scientific, technological and social realities? […]

**Tickets, which require a book purchase, required for admission. Visit the Changing Hands website for more information and to purchase tickets until 2 pm today. Tickets will be available at Crescent Ballroom starting at 5:30 pm. Project Hieroglyph science fiction authors, scientists, engineers, and other experts share their ambitious, optimistic visions of the near future. […]

Admission: $5.00; tickets and book pre-orders are available at the Town Hall Seattle website Author Neal Stephenson (Reamde, Snow Crash) laments our society’s loss of a key superpower — the ability to “Get Big Stuff Done.” He shoulders some of the blame, along with colleagues in the realms of science and speculative fiction, with what he […]