Say it’s midway through the final year of the first decade of the 21st Century. Say that, last week, two things happened: scientists in China announced successful quantum teleportation over a distance of ten miles, while other scientists, in Maryland, announced the creation of an artificial, self-replicating genome. In this particular version of the 21st Century, which happens to be the one you’re living in, neither of these stories attracted a very great deal of attention.Also worth reading for his explanation of his previous books, which are about, no surprise, the decades in which they were written.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
William Gibson's Book Expo Talk
The capital F Future "is gone":