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Neal Stephenson on the State of Science Fiction

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.
August 20, 2012

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.

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