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Bruce Sterling in Laser-Cut Hoodie

Bruce Sterling sports laser-cut ASU hoodie at SXSW

CSI Visionary in Residence and Emerge provocateur Bruce Sterling delivered the closing remarks at the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, TX last night, and we were proud to see him sporting his

Are Cyborg Humans (and Animals) Still True Life Forms? A Future Tense Panel Recap.

By Adam Sneed Cyborgs have arrived on Earth, but there’s no reason to worry. They’re nothing like the cold machine-men from The Terminator. Cybernetic technologies that integrate with the human

Maroon Square with a the word slate in the center of the square.

Is It Time To Take Cyborg Rights Seriously? A Q&A With Neil Harbisson.

Torie Bosch Slate – Future Tense

Introducing CSI Visionary in Residence Bruce Sterling

This month CSI welcomes science fiction legend Bruce Sterling, our inaugural Visionary in Residence. Bruce is currently hard at work with collaborators from ASU’s Design School, using digitally-controlled laser cutters to inscribe futuristic petroglyphs on native Arizona desert rock.

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Twilight Zone

Room: Cottonwood 101/103 Join us for a screening of the classic Twilight Zone episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You” and a conversation about biotechnology, ethics and the connections between

The art of the hashtag

Twitter Verses We hear you. We see you. Tell us your story. On Feb. 28 – March 2, you will be part of a larger story. Emerge 2013 Tweet us a fragment of a story. The story must be true. Send as many fragments as you can. Tweet these at #emergeTV

Celebrate National Science Fiction Day by Learning To Live in the Future

By Ed Finn It’s 2013, people—we are living in the future. Since the news is still awash with problems we created for ourselves decades or centuries ago (the permanent fiscal crisis, gun control, the political powder-keg that is the Middle East), it may have escaped your notice that today is also National Science Fiction Day.

Bionic Woman lunchbox!

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Valentine’s Day Edition

Join Micah Lande and Angela Sodemann of the College of Technology and Innovation to watch and discuss the 2007 version of The Bionic Woman, science fiction, cyborgs, design and the

FBI badges of Mulder and Scully

Science Fiction TV Dinner: The X-Files

Join Gregg Pascal Zachary and Retha Hill of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Ed Finn of the Center for Science and the Imagination to watch and discuss The X-Files, science fiction and the search for truth.

Science Fiction TV Series: Jetsons edition

Science Fiction TV Series: The Jetsons Tuesday, November 27, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Memorial Union 242 (La Paz Room), ASU Tempe campus RSVP at http://asujetsons.eventbrite.com Since 1962, The Jetsons has

How tall can we build?

One of our Hieroglyph collaborations.

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Sci-fi writers help scientists bridge gap between fantasy and reality

How Neal Stephenson’s 20-Kilometer Space Tower Could Change Everything