Ten Billion Tomorrows

Ten Billion Tomorrows

How Science Fiction Technology Became Reality and Shapes the Future

Book - 2015
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"Brings to life a whole host of science fiction topics, from the virtual environment of The Matrix and the intelligent computer HAL in 2001, to force fields, ray guns, and cyborgs. We discover how science fiction has excited us with possibilities, whether it is Star Trek's holodeck inspiring makers of iconic video games Doom and Quake to create the virtual interactive worlds that transformed gaming, or the strange physics that has made real cloaking devices possible"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250057853
125005785X
9781466861923
Characteristics: x, 307 pages ; 22 cm

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Jul 10, 2016

Scientist explained why some science fiction concepts like cyborg & artificial intelligence (sort of) are here & others like alien first contact & faster than light drive not even possible near future in clear concise book.

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