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Corey Pressman

Corey is a strategist, anthropologist, and futurist. As vice president of adaptive strategies at Fiction, he generates, manages, and works on projects with organizations and companies large and small to help them envision and enact human-centered communication and innovation.
Corey is also a fellow of ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination, where he runs innovation workshops and develops classes on science fiction prototyping and futurism.

David Quammen, Spillover

David Quammen at ASU: Spillover, Pandemics and Scientific Storytelling

David Quammen’s Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (W.W. Norton, 2012) is an eloquent book, weaving a compelling, scientifically-grounded narrative about the potential for emergent global pandemics. I have come to expect nothing less from Quammen, who throughout his illustrious career has elevated scientific journalism to a true art form. As a scientist […]

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Our Bioprintable Future

The notion of 3D printing has fired up our collective imagination worldwide. The ambitious folks over at MakerBot know this. That’s why they’re poised to enmesh 3D printing into the mainstream. MakerBot’s expansive offerings allow for dabblers to 3D print laser-scanned objects at home. Also, their extensive online libraries host an entire universe of downloadable, […]

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Mining asteroids…for water

The human species is hardwired for survival. What’s paramount is having a shot at existence beyond the confines of our dissipating home world. It makes little sense for us to squander opportunity. Luckily for us, the team at Planetary Resources received that memo in advance. At first they responded with rudimentary theory. Now prototypes are […]

Kraig Farkash

Kraig Farkash

Kraig is a recovering artist, sometimes wordsmith and borderline curmudgeon. The fact that he’s penning this bio in third person isn’t helping with the latter – at all. Anyway, Kraig holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Intermedia from Arizona State University, where he’s currently enrolled within the Graduate College. Kraig ultimately strives to leave […]

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