Why Tech Companies Need Science Fiction Writers On Staff
A little dystopian thinking can go a long way.
One night last spring, my apartment’s buzzer went off. Meg Elison, an award-winning science fiction writer, was waiting downstairs. She’d agreed to come by for a strange experiment.
I was nearly finished with my book, Always Day One, when I asked Elison to visit for dinner. Wael Ghonim, a leader of the social media-fueled Arab Spring, would join as well…