Hello,

We noticed you're browsing in private or incognito mode.

To continue reading this article, please exit incognito mode or log in.

Not an Insider? Subscribe now for unlimited access to online articles.

Video: On Science Fiction

How it influences the imagination of technologists.

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.

Multimedia
Jason Pontin, Editor in Chief and Publisher

The latest Insider Conversation is live! Listen to the story behind the story.

Subscribe today
Already a Premium subscriber? Log in.

Uh oh–you've read all of your free articles for this month.

Insider Premium
$179.95/yr US PRICE

Want more award-winning journalism? Subscribe to Insider Basic.
  • Insider Basic {! insider.prices.basic !}*

    {! insider.display.menuOptionsLabel !}

    Six issues of our award winning print magazine, unlimited online access plus The Download with the top tech stories delivered daily to your inbox.

    See details+

    What's Included

    Unlimited 24/7 access to MIT Technology Review’s website

    The Download: our daily newsletter of what's important in technology and innovation

    Bimonthly print magazine (6 issues per year)

/
You've read all of your free articles this month. This is your last free article this month. You've read of free articles this month. or  for unlimited online access.