Simple Answers to Questions About New Technology


Frederik Pohl said that, “A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam”.  In other words, predicting the iPhone isn’t exciting – Star Trek saw it coming forty years ago.  Star Trek definitely never saw Snapchat coming.  It’s why good science fiction is so darn interesting – the rare moments where someone sees the new ways that human’s traditional absurdity will keep on keeping on.


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