Future Tense Project
Future Tense is a partnership between ASU, the New America Foundation and Slate magazine to explore emerging technologies and their transformative effects on society and public policy. Future Tense hosts events and public conversations, and publishes original content from policymakers, scientists, humanists and journalists, including many ASU scholars, on Slate
Lions and Gazelles
When We Were Patched
The Starfish Girl
A Brief and Fearful Star
Future Tense Fiction: Safe Surrender
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Fiction Roundup: April 2018
Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog
Future Tense Fiction: Domestic Violence
Future Tense Fiction: Mother of Invention
A new short story by the author of Marvel’s Black Panther: Long Live the King, Nnedi Okorafor.
Future Tense Fiction: The Minnesota Diet
A new short story from the author of the Nebula Award–winning All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders.
Workshop: “Writing to Change Minds” with Slate’s Torie Bosch
Stubbornness may be the defining characteristic of the moment we’re in. People seem increasingly reluctant to listen to other points of view or deviate from their tribe. So how can
Space Is Not a Void
By Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn
Future Tense – Slate
Margaret Atwood, Prophet?
Slate – Future Tense
What Algorithms Want
RSVP here >> Algorithms tell us what to read, where to go, and whom to date…but do we really understand them? It’s easy to think of algorithms as magical beings,
Future Tense Fiction: “Mr. Thursday,” by Emily St. John Mandel
“She’d seen the coat before in this moment, exiting this train, here. Every face in the crowd looked somehow familiar.” Read the full story on Slate.com
How Frankenstein’s Monster Became Sexy
Slate – Future Tense
Future Tense Fiction
In April 2016 CSI launched a new experiment with the Future Tense Channel at Slate: a regular writing series featuring original science fiction stories by well-known authors. We launched Future
Paolo Bacigalupi Uses Fiction and Law to Debate Whether Robots Are Capable of Murder
Law prof ponders: If a highly advanced robot kills, is it murder or product liability?
Future Tense Fiction: “Mika Model,” by Paolo Bacigalupi
“The girl, the robot … this thing—I’d seen her before, all right. I’d seen her in technology news stories about advanced learning node networks…”