Woods Lecture Series: Daniel Wilson
February 28, 2018
Woods Lecture Series: Daniel Wilson

Sci-fi Destroys the Future... Science Builds It

Science fiction has a strong influence on real-world research and development, often shaping the look and behavior of new inventions. But every new technological advance also works to shape authors' sci-fi imaginings. From dystopia to utopia to boring old reality, how does the exchange of ideas between Hollywood and academia help prepare humankind to imagine new and amazing futures?

Daniel H. Wilson, a Cherokee citizen, is the author of The New York Times Bestseller Robopocalypse, which is currently being adapted for film by Steven Spielberg, and its sequel, Robogenesis. His other boo... READ MORE