Acclaimed science fiction author Neal Stephenson answers the question: Why is most contemporary science fiction so debauched?This past spring, Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief of MIT Technology Review, conducted a wide-ranging but informal conversation with science fiction writer Neal Stephenson about his craft, preoccupations, influences, and inspirations. Enjoy a six-part weekly series of video shorts based on their conversation.
A look at some of the small-scale innovations that went on to upend entire industries.(Licensed under the Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0. Wikimedia images from: Infrogmation, Priwo, Grm wnr, Atreyu, Rajkumar1220, Ericd, Crazy Louco. Other images courtesy of the: U.S. National Archives, Carrier, Motorola, Apple.)