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Why I Made This Future

Peter W. Singer On Why His ‘Robot Revolution’ Is Inevitable

His sci-fi novel about WWIII got him invited to the White House. He thinks his next one, about A.I., will do more than that.

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Why I Made This Future is a recurring feature that invites speculative fiction authors




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Brian Merchant

Brian Merchant

Senior editor, OneZero, books, futures, fiction. Author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone, founder of Terraform @ Motherboard @ VICE.

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