Editor in chief Jason Pontin never outgrew science fiction: he learned to enjoy other, more literary writing and to disguise his sci-fi fandom, but science fiction continues to influence him. To this day, his tastes and choices as an editor and journalist are science fictional: he looks for technologies that are in themselves ingenious and that have the potential to change our established ways of doing things. To hear more about why Technology Review has begun to publish fiction, watch this video.
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