Yesterday, science fiction writer Neal Stephenson released a massive, excellent new novel, FALL; OR, DODGE IN HELL. Not coincidentally, today I have a 3000ish word look at his influence and career
Neal Stephenson is not just a remarkably adept predictor of our technological future, he is science fiction's great cultural extrapolator, someone who sees not only what tools we'll invent, but how society will change and adapt around them
In which doesn't say invented bitcoin, but also doesn't not
Did invent bitcoin? (...Maybe.)
On Neal Stephenson, science fiction's great cultural extrapolator
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On the novels of Neal Stephenson, science fiction's great cultural extrapolator
I'm not saying science fiction author Neal Stephenson is Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. What I'm saying is...if he was, would you be all that surprised?
Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson's new novel, FALL; OR, DODGE IN HELL may not be his best novel, but it might be his Stephensonian