Science fiction emerges from the human capability to envision the future. Julio Verne was able to predict inventions such as submarines, satellites and space travel. Arthur C. Clarke wrote about orbital stations, tablets and artificial intelligence way before they became reality. How can we make use of fiction as a methodology to envision future and get prepared for the scientific headway? No one better tha Lidia Zuin to explain that for us, during this second dip Connections!
Journalist, Master in Semiotics and PHD in Visual Arts at Unicamp, she worked for Rockstar Games and today she writes for the American websites Kill Screen and Versions about games, technology and culture. She presents the online radio show Hexcast and publishes texts for the Morte sem Tabu column from Folha de Sao Paulo. He also has scientific fiction chronicles published in compilations, specialized in cyberpunk.