Dune, a novel set 20,000 years in the future, is a sweeping saga that touches on themes ranging from the consequences of AI (and the lack of AI) to the values of environmentalism. This is the last episode of SciFi-preneurship, so we’re closing out with a discussion reflecting on all the works we’ve featured. Thanks for joining our conversations about the works that have inspired people to build better futures.
Digital Culture LA
Brittney Gallagher hosts this show about future science and technology.
Postdoctoral associate at the MIT Media Lab.
Intro with Phil Libin and Brittney Gallagher
Brittney Gallagher hosts Digital Culture LA, a show about future science and technology.
Episode 32 of the All Turtles Podcast, Galaxy Quest, served as the inspiration for the SciFi-preneurship series.
Harvard Business School professor Howard Stevenson defines entrepreneurship as “the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled.”
Discussion with Dan Novy on H.P. Lovecraft’s work
Dan Novy is a postdoctoral associate at the MIT Media Lab.
The writings of H.P. Lovecraft have had a profound impact on science fiction and the way people envision the future.
The Call of Cthulhu is one of Lovecraft’s most famous short stories.
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SciFi-preneurship examines how science fiction inspires people to create things that impact our lives today. In SciFi-preneurship, we’re using an expanded definition of entrepreneurship: we don’t just mean Silicon Valley startup founders; we’re talking to people who make things, especially things that are shaping our future.
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- SciFi-prenuership episode 3: 1984
- SciFi-preneurship Episode 2: The Matrix
- SciFi-preneurship Episode 1: Lovecraft