Science Fiction Prototyping: A Framework for Design by Brian David JohnsonScience Fiction Prototyping: A Framework for Design by Brian David Johnson

Science Fiction Prototyping: A Framework for Design

byBrian David Johnson

Paperback | June 15, 2011

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Science fiction is the playground of the imagination. If you are interested in science or fascinated with the future then science fiction is where you explore new ideas and let your dreams and nightmares duke it out on the safety of the page or screen. But what if we could use science fiction to do more than that? What if we could use science fiction based on science fact to not only imagine our future but develop new technologies and products? What if we could use stories, movies and comics as a kind of tool to explore the real world implications and uses of future technologies today? Science Fiction Prototyping is a practical guide to using fiction as a way to imagine our future in a whole new way. Filled with history, real world examples and conversations with experts like best selling science fiction author Cory Doctorow, senior editor at Dark Horse Comics Chris Warner and Hollywood science expert Sidney Perkowitz, Science Fiction Prototyping will give you the tools you need to begin designing the future with science fiction. The future is Brian David Johnson's business. As a futurist at Intel Corporation, his charter is to develop an actionable vision for computing in 2021. His work is called "future casting"-using ethnographic field studies, technology research, trend data, and even science fiction to create a pragmatic vision of consumers and computing.
Title:Science Fiction Prototyping: A Framework for DesignFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:MORGAN & CLAYPOOL PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1608456552

ISBN - 13:9781608456550

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made for Sci Fi fans! This book is mostly about "how to" write a sci fi stories based on solid science for short stories-short movies- comics but even if your not thinking to write one but your a sci fi fan I really think that you should read it, as it gives you the history of sci fi and others things .
Date published: 2013-06-04