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Science fiction as fact: how desires drive discoveries

Science fiction as fact: how desires drive discoveries

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The Influence Of Sci-Fi On Real Technology

Some of the tech appearing in movies wasn’t the fruit of random predictions but of consultations with industrial designers, futurists and advertising specialists.

Liquid-fuelled rocket, 3D gesture-based user interfaces, tablet computer and mobile phones are all examples of technology...

Design Fiction

Is a new method for designing technology that explores the futures that ordinary people would prefer. Design fictions are provocative and engage people, encouraging them to envision, explain and raise questions about the direction of future technology and society.

Design ficti...

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