Archive of all blog posts tagged 'futurism' for 2013
On Whitewashing The Future Dept. (2013/12/29 10:00) The best far-looking SF is always rooted in the conflicts of the moment -- especially the things we think we will someday outgrow.
Futurism-ism Dept. (2013/12/17 10:00) The mysticism of the future by way of technology is no improvement over the mysticisms of the past.
Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today! Dept. (2013/12/05 10:00) E.W. Dijkstra Archive: On the cruelty of really teaching computing science (EWD 1036) The usual way in which we plan today for tomorrow is in yesterday's vocabulary. We do so, because we try to get away with the concepts we...